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Victor Sebastian CROSS

Regimental number2977
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFawcett Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Elliot, 11 Fawcett Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceEnlisted 17 June 1915 - 3 Battalion 9th Reinforcement; taken on strength 3 battalion 21 January 1916; wounded in Fleurbaix sector 6 May 1916; at Pozieres 18 August 1916; mortally wounded 21 Septemebr 1917.
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row I, Grave No. 3A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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