Albert Blackburn CROSSLEY

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CROSSLEY, Albert Blackburn

Service Number: 138
Enlisted: 18 January 1915, Tatura, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Northcote, Victoria, 1896
Home Town: Tatura, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Schooling: Tatura State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Warlencourt, France, 6 March 1917
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tatura War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 138, Tatura, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 138, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 138, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
30 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 138, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Field Bakery and Butchery
18 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Infantry Battalion
6 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 138, 1st Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...138 Private Albert Blackburn Crossley, 1st Battalion, of Tatura, Vic. Pte Crossley enlisted on 18 January 1915 and was killed in action on 6 March 1917 at Warlencourt, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)