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Albert Blackburn CROSSLEY

Regimental number138
Place of birthNorthcote Victoria
SchoolTatura Public School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressTatura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Crossly, Tatura, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 March 1917
Place of death or woundingEaucourt-L'Abbaye, Somme, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row J, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tatura Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Frank (d. 8 November 1910, aged 53; bu. Tatura) and Margaret CROSSLEY (d. 22 October 1921 aged 64; bu. Tatura), Lemon Avenue, Mildura, Victoria. Native of Northcote, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrother: 13374 Sapper James John CROSSLEY, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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