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John Francis CROSS

Regimental number5561
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
SchoolSt Mark's Catholic School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThird Street, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Cross, 43 Shepherd Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary CROSS, 16 Fifth Street, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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