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Joseph CROSS

Regimental number1910
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolHenmont Gardens Board School, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address50 Waldo Road, College Park London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H Cross, 50 Waldo Road, College Park London, England
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXXVII, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Harry and Mary CROSS, 50 Waldo Road, College Park, Willesden, England. Native of London, England

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