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Arthur Edward CROSS

Regimental number46
Place of birthScarbborough, England
SchoolBoarding School, Scarborough, England
Other trainingRoyal Horse Artillery, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressWellington Mills, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Cross, 23 Bruce Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death36
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112

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