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William CROSSMAN

Regimental number3818
Place of birthCobar New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTattersall's Hotel, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W E Crossman, Wilbertree Station, Tarcoola, New South Wales
Previous military serviceEnlisted 16 October 1915 - 18 Battalion 9th Reinforcement; taken on strength 53 Battalion 20 April 1916.
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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