|Place of birth||Tipperary, Ireland|
|School||National School, Tipperary, Ireland|
|Other training||School teacher|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Crosse, Zetland Avenue, Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Somme|
|Age at death||28|
|Age at death from cemetery records||28|
|Place of burial||Warlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 30), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Michael and Mary CROSSE, Corner of William Street and Merton Road, South Brisbane. Native of Tipperary, Ireland|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2401 Pte John Joseph CROSSE, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 28 March 1916; no disembarkation details.
Admitted to Government Hospital, Suez, Egypt, 4 May 1916 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to Detention Barracks, Abbassia, 8 May 1916.
Admitted to 1st Dermatological Hospital, 8 May 1916 (venereal disease: total period of treament, 24 days; discharged to D.Q. Details, 2 June 1916.
Transferred to 7th Training Bn and proceeded overseas to Rollestone, England, 29 June 1916; proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1916; marched in to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 6 September 1916; proceeded to join unit, 19 September 1916; taken on strength of unit, 20 September 1916.
Killed in action, France, 5 November 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CROSSE Patrick|