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Richard William CROSSINGHAM

Regimental number2268
Date of birth12 August 1895
Place of birthBowraville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBowraville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Henry Albert Crossingham, Bowraville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 June 1980
Age at death84
Place of burialMacksville Cemetery, New South Wales

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