Private Rupert James Crew

Service number 3523
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Yass
Death Date 1915-11-24
Death Place Egypt
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Rupert James Crew (3523, 4th Battalion) was a surveyor’s assistant from Yass, NSW.  He died in the Government Hospital in Suez from appendicitis on 24 November 1915 and is buried in the Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Rupert's father wrote that was 17 years 11 months of age at the time of his death. Rupert’s brothers, Lance Corporal Valentine Frederick Thomas Crew and Private Alfred Bywong Crewe, also served in the AIF.



Date of enlistment 19 August 1915
Date of embarkation 13 October 1915
Date of death 24 November 1915
Date of fate 24 November 1915