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James Jeffrey CROSS

Regimental number3804
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolWhite Gum Valley, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGwalia, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Cross, c/o Sydney Boarding House, Jackson Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Infantry for 3 years
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRue-Du=Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie CROSS, 97 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3802 Pte William Joseph CROSS, Cyclist Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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