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John CROSS

Regimental number4383
Place of birthKingaroy Queensland
SchoolState School, Kingaroy, Queensland
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLa Mascotte, Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Cross, La Mascotte, Kingaroy, Queensland
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23.11
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot X, Row F, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah CROSS, Kinaroy, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2801 Pte Laurence CROSS, 5th Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 5 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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