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Alexander Stirling Cross

Gravestone at Messines Ridge British Cemetery provided by Paul Hickford 2011 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Stirling AWMM
  • Surname
    Cross AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25819 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Elwin Green (friend), 120 Bell Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25819 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Seaman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alexander Cross was the husband of the late Mrs. E. Cross, of St. Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. E. 32. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    His medals are now with the Wanganui Museum, as his wife died in 5 June 1921 and there was no note of other family members to collect them. Public - Mary Isobel - Other Relative - 30 August 2015 - Archivist at the Wanganui Musem
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
30 August 2015Mary IsobelPort GlasgowOther Relative
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