John Skyring CROSS

Regimental number3375
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolSydney High School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Ernest William Cross, Ourimbah Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSydney University Scouts
Enlistment date12 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of disease 20 March 1918
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNetley Militery Cemetery (C.E. 1942), Hound, Hampshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary CROSS, 92 Quirimbah Road, Mosman, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal