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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais,France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Nottingham
Unmarried. He was the son of the late Edward C Cross of Nottingham and the brother of Contance Beatrice Cross. In 1911 they lived at 1 Wildman Street Nottingham. His relatives left Nottingham after his death.
In 1911 he was employed as an accountancy clerk.
23 Aug 1917
35
169174 - CWGC Website
54501
Private
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He died of wounds and gas poisoning. Buried Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun (grave ref VI.C.29)
War obituary, All Saints Church News, October 1917: 'William Edward Cross, 1 Wildman Street, Private Sherwood Foresters, died of wounds and gas poisoning, August 23rd 1917, aged 35, unmarried. His relatives left Nottingham a few months ago.'
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais,France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Edward Cross - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais,France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle