The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private A Cross


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Private Arthur CROSS,  G/29301, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (posted to 1st/20th Battalion, London Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, 31st August 1918, age 19.

28th August 1899, born, Birmingham, Warwickshire, son of John and Ada Cross, of 81, Wolsley St., Small Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

13th September 1899, St James the Less, Ashted, Birmingham, baptism of Arthur Cross, son of John, (labourer),  and Ada Cross, of 10, Wolsley St., Small Heath.

1911 Census - 6 Witton Street, Birmingham - John Cross, head, age 38, married, labourer, born Rowington; Ada Cross, wife, age 30, married 13 years, 7 children, 5 still alive, born Birmingham; Arthur Cross, son, age 11, metal & munitions, Government Work, born Birmingham; Sidney Cross, son, age 9, born Birmingham; Leonard Cross, son, age 8,  born Birmingham; Mabel Cross, daughter, age 6, born Birmingham; Frank Cross, son, age under 1 month, born Birmingham.

Enlisted Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Buried at Rancourt Military Cemetery, D. 6., France.

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