Born: 1883, Cottingham, Cambridgeshire.

Baptism: 22nd March 1883, Cottenham.

Died: 27th July 1916; age 33; KiA. Served 1 year & 137 days.

Residence: 6, Cliff Terrace, St. John’s, Lewisham, Kent.

Enlistment Details: Location: Shepherd’s Bush, Middlesex; Date: 13th March 1915; Age: 32 years & 53 days; Occupation: Shop Assistant. Next of Kin: Lizzie Cross, of 97, Hill Lane, Southampton, Hampshire. Height: 5ft 7ins.

Date of Entry Therein: 17th November 1915 – France.

Service: Home: 13th March 1915 – 16th November 1915. B.E.F. – France 17th November 1915 – 27th July 1916.

Rank: Private; Service Number: F/1064; Regiment: Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment, 17th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


London Cemetery & Extension.





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Mrs A.W. Cross, of 32, Ruskin Road, Ipswich.






1891   Essex House, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.


Aubrey was 8 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Arthur William Cross, 34, a Grocer, born Upwell, Cambridgeshire.

Lizzie Cross (nee Smith), 34, born Halstead, Essex.

Leonard Arthur Cross, 6, born Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.

Frank Goode Cross, 4, born Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.

1 domestic servant.


1911   64, Alderney Street, Pimlico, S.W.


Aubrey was 28 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was a Boarder at the home of 39 year old Edward William Marshall, a Omnibus Driver.


Lizzie Cross received her late son’s 1915 Star on the 13th July 1920. She received his British War & Victory medals on the 25th February 1921.


Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment, 17th Battalion:

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