CROSS, Charles
(Service number 22313)

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Date 27 September 1871 Place of Birth New York, USA

Enlistment Information

Date 6 May 1916 Age 44 years 7 months
Address at Enlistment Washdyke, Timaru
Occupation Lastmaker and bootmaker. Sailmaker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr J. W. KELLY (friend), Washdyke, Timaru
Medical Information (On discharge) Height 5 feet 5½ inches. Complexion fair. Eyes blue. Hair fair. Tattoo marks on both arms & chest. Initials G K repeated several times.

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date Reason Being medically unfit.

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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Cross was born on 27 September 1871 at New York, United States of America. His character was described as "Good for short service".


NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0030346) [26 August 2016]

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