Frank Perry Young CROSSMAN

Badge Number: S7741, Sub Branch: West Croydon

CROSSMAN, Frank Perry Young

Service Number: 6058
Enlisted: 12 June 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, SA, 8 August 1891
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Croydon West, South Australia, 7 November 1954, aged 63 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dudley Park Cemetery
Memorials: Enfield Methodist Church Honour Roll, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6058, Enlisted at Adelaide
12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6058, 10th Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6058, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
7 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, In the field
7 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 6058, Gassed. Invalided to England on 16 November 1917
13 May 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, In the field
11 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 6058, Wounded 2nd occasion. Gunshot wound to the back. Invalided to England on 14 August 1918
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 6058, 10th Infantry Battalion
29 Mar 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 6058, Discharged at the 4th Military District
Date unknown: Wounded SN 6058, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Crossman and Deborah Annie Heldon (nee Bayley) Crossman of Gordon Street, Prospect, SA; brother of H arrold Griffith Crossman, Dulcie Alice Crossman and Robert George Ernest Crossman

16 June 1919 - commenced return to Australia on HT Ormonde disembarking on 29 July 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

On 24 November 1920 Frank married Lily March in the Methodist Church, Brompton, SA. Lily died on 8 October 1921 at Bowden, SA

On the 2 November 1929 Frank married Kathleen Muriel Firth in St Pauls Church, Adelaide