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Harley Beswick CROSS

Regimental number496
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
SchoolState and Grammar, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressVictoria Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frederick Harley Cross, Victoria Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceTown Forces
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XX, Row D, Grave No. 4), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mrs CORSS, Victoria Street, Maryborough. Native of Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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