Eric Richard CROSSMAN

CROSSMAN, Eric Richard

Service Number: NX56452
Enlisted: 5 July 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Field Ambulance
Born: Bexley, New South Wales, 12 December 1913
Home Town: Hurstville, Kogarah, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Borneo, 4 June 1945, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - Panel 26, Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

5 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, NX56452, Liverpool, New South Wales
5 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX56452
4 Jun 1945: Involvement Private, NX56452, 2nd/10th Field Ambulance , Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Henry and Frances Crossman; husband of Hilda Annie Isobel Phyllis Crossman of Katomba, New South Wales

 7 July 1933 - Enlisted in the Militia. Service number 260299

10 August 1938 - Discharged from Militia