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William George FOX

Regimental number2871
Place of birthBirkenhead, Port Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolRenmark Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStation hand
AddressLoxton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Lucy Slater Fox, Loxton, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 27 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateKilled in Action 12 November 1917
Place of death or woundingAsdud, Palestine
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row B, Grave No. 2), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Middleton and Lucy Slater FOX, Overland Corner, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 8773 Corporal Harold BURCHELL, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, died of disease (gassed), 19 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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