The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private A J Cross


Private Arthur James CROSS, L/10355, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 21st March 1918. 

Born, Beckenham, Kent, son of Eveline Ada Cross.

1911 Census - 47 Kimberley Road, Beckenham, Kent - Eveline Ada Cross, head, age 46, widow, 10 children, 9 still alive, born West Dean, Wiltshire; Charles Cross, son, age 25, single, labourer on road, born Beckenham, Kent; Alice Cross, daughter, age 18, single, pin weigher, pin factory, born Beckenham, Kent; James Cross, son, age 16, single, errand boy, fish shop, born Beckenham, Kent; Ernest Cross, son, age 15, single, errand boy, boot shop, born Beckenham, Kent; Nellie Cross, daughter, age 12, school, born Beckenham, Kent; Victor Cross, son, age 10, school, born Beckenham, Kent; Lilian Cross, daughter, age 5, born Beckenham, Kent.

Enlisted Woolwich, Kent. 

10th November 1914, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 & 59, Somme, France.

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