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Charles Franklin CROSBY

Regimental number38956
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTennyson Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 9.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Franklin Crosby, 'Himalaya', Tennyson Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1917
Place of enlistmentBalaclava, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 33
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No date of RTA entered on Nominal Roll.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNOK middle name was incorrectly entered on Embarkation Rolls as Fernwick.
Date of death29 June 1928
Age at death37
Place of burialCulcairn Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROSBY Charles Franklin

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