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William John Brown CROSSMAN

Regimental number3497
Place of birth4 Buckland Monachorum, near Yelverton
SchoolCouncil School, England
AddressBuckland, Monachurum, near Yelverton, South Devon, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W J Crossman, Buckland, Monachurum, near Yelverton, South Devon, England
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Special Memorial at Plot III, Behind Row C), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Amelia CROSSMAN, 2 Richmond Terrace, Buckland, Monachorum, Devon, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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