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Horace Sidney Alloway CROSBY

Regimental number5556
Place of birthKnowle, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNyngan, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 7"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Marion Elsa Crosby, Summerdale, Belvoir Road, St Andrews, Bristol, England
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Convalescent Depot
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Date of death14 December 1933
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROSBY Horace Sidney Alloway

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