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Charles Frederick GLENCROSS

Regimental number2381
Place of birthWegan, Lancashire, England
Place of birthWigan, England
SchoolWegan Grammar, Lancashire, England
Other trainingManchester University
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
Address58 Epsom Road, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Parsons, Tewksbury Avenue, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Lord Gerrards Yeomanry, Bryn, near Wegan, Lancashire, England.
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDeceased 9 October 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialWigan Cemetery (B. C.E. 202), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elias and Margaret GLENCROSS

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