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Ernest William CROSS

Regimental number809
Place of birthHallett South Australia
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationFarmer
AddressCapel, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Cross, Capel, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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