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William Travers CROSBY

Regimental number1009
Date of birth--/04/1897
Place of birthCampbelltown Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressGlebe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Manuel Crosby, 1 Shoobridge Stret, Glebe, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF40
Promotion date: 24 July 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF40
Promotion date: 27 July 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

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