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CROSS, Alexander James McIntosh
(Service number 10/975)

Aliases
First Rank Captain Last Rank Captain

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth Rugby, Warwickshire, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 67 Abel Smith Street, Wellington
Occupation Captain
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs George CROSS, Otipua Road, Timaru
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Wellington Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 27 July 1965 Age 80 years
Place of Death
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Newstead Cemetery, Hamilton
Memorial Reference RSA Section, Block 3, Plot 118
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Alexander James McIntosh Cross was born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, the only son of George and Rebecca (née McIntosh) Cross, and baptised on 28 September 1884 at St Matthew's, Rugby, the church where his parents had married the year before. By 1886 George, Rebecca and young Alex were in Timaru, New Zealand, where their only daughter was born.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [October 2014 & 27 August 2016]; Baptism record (ancestry.com.au) [27 August 2016]; Timaru Herald, 14 January 1897, 10 April 1899, 19 December 1902, 20 February 1907, 29 February 1908, 3 & 30 August 1915, 20 October 1915, 17 November 1915, 1 & 4 March 1916, 12 May 1916, 25 September 1916, Press, 22 December 1910, Evening Post, 20 February 1912, 24 August 1914, 7 September 1914, 11 & 19 October 1915, 11 November 1915, 4 September 1916, 4 August 1917, 22 May 1918, New Zealand Herald, 9 August 1915, 24 September 1915, 23 September 1916, 6 September 1924, 17 March 1927, Hastings Standard, 12 August 1915, Dominion, 4 September 1915, 9 November 1915, 22 February 1919, 12 September 1919, 1 October 1919, Feilding Star, 21 October 1915, Otago Daily Times, 1 & 5 November 1915, Auckland Star, 28 June, 1926, 8 November 1926, 14 April 1927 (Papers Past) [27 August 2016]; Timaru Herald, 27 July 1923 [x 2] (Timaru District Library) [29 August 2016]

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG

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