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Laurence CROSS

Regimental number2801
Place of birthLaidley Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr John Cross, Kingaroy, Queensland
Enlistment date6 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIII, Row D, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah CROSS, Kingaroy, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4383 Pte John CROSS, 26th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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