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Robert Eric CROSS

Regimental number6785A
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address'Hiawatha', via Alberton West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. M. Box, 'Hiawatha', via Alberton West, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1917
Place of enlistmentYarram, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6785
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROSS Robert Eric

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