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Justin Bede FOX

Regimental number5967
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolChristian Brothers College, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia5 months
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address6 Cowper Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, C A Fox, 6 Cowper Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNo. 5 Victorian Battery
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 15 November 1917
Place of death or woundingAnzac Ridge, Ypres Sector, Belgium
Age at death32.7
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row C, Grave No. 20), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Aloysius and Clara Novello FOX, Laura Street, Caulfield, Victoria. Native of Christchurch, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrother: 737 Gunner Anthony Hubert FOX, 6th Heavy Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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