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Daniel James CROSBY

Regimental number79
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 4"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Miss Maud Nichol,15 Eltham Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 22 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 14 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROSBY Daniel James

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