Russell Douglas CROSS

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CROSS, Russell Douglas

Service Number: 2120
Enlisted: 2 May 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hay, New South Wales, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Hay Superior Public School, New South Wales; Glebe Superior Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial, Row C, Grave 101 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the beloved son of Mr. & Mrs. H. Cross of Sydney
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2120, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2120, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2120, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Frederick Cross and Elizabeth Cross of Yelverton Street, St Peters, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal