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Lancelot Norman CROSS

Regimental number1759
Place of birthAlberton South Australia
AddressNatimuk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Cross, Natimuk, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 December 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot C, Row II, Grave No. 1), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated ('Fall Heroes') on Roll of Honour, Natimuk & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Victoria. Parents: John and Mary CROSS, Natimuk, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4681 Pte Howard Charles CROSS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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