|Place of birth||Silverton, New South Wales|
|Address||Mosman, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Ethel Hannah Crossing, 39 Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||1st and 2nd Field Troops|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/36/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Squadron Australian Flying Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Previously rejected for military service on account of deficient eyesight.
War service: Middle East
Embarked from Sydney, 9 May 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917. Attached to 67th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, for trade testing, 25-27 July 1917. Taken on strength, 67th Squadron, AFC, as 2nd Air Mechanic, 7 August 1917; transferred to and taken on strength of 1st Squadron, AFC, 13 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 5 March 1919; arrived in Melbourne, 11 April 1919; discharged, 21 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal