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08/07/2017 The CWGC record Rifleman John Crossett as the son of Henry and Mary Ann Crossett of 116 Carnan Street, Belfast.
08/07/2017 John Crossett is also commemorated on the Great War Memorial in St Matthew's Church of Ireland, Shankill, Belfast.
08/07/2017 Rifleman John Crossett has no known grave is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.
08/07/2017 Rifleman John Crossett was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action on Tuesday 27th October 1914.
08/07/2017 The 1st Battle of Ypres started on 18th October 1914.
08/07/2017 John Crossett enlisted in Belfast.
08/07/2017 The 1911 census lists John as age 19, living with the family at house 87 in Carnan Street, Shankill, Belfast. Both John and his father were general labourers.
08/07/2017 The 1901 census lists John as 9 years old, living with the family at 71 Silvio, Belfast. Henry Crossett was a builder’s labourer.
08/07/2017 By the time of the 1901 census, the family had moved to Belfast.
08/07/2017 Family: Henry Crossett, Mary Ann Crossett, David Crossett (born 14th June 1885), John Crossett (born 24th October 1891).
08/07/2017 John Crossett was born on 24th October 1891 in Cookstown. John was one of two children.
08/07/2017 John Crossett was the second of two sons of Henry and Mary Ann Crossett. Henry Crossett married Mary Ann Lindsey about 1886.
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