Alfred John Crocome

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 28 July 1883, Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 1949
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 55440
  • Served In 28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Next of Kin Mrs James Crocome (mother), 78 Rose Street, Timaru
  • Pre-war occupation Self-employed Gardener
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted3 May 1917
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 90 Ulimaroa, departed 26 July 1917, Wellington, disembarked Plymouth, Devon, England, 24 September 1917.
  • Theatres of operationWestern European 1917-1918
  • Periods of service88 days in New Zealand, one year and 348 days overseas, in Western Europe. Total service of two years and 71 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Tahiti, 27 May 1919
  • Discharged6 August 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal