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William Henry PAXTON

Regimental number9533
Place of birthCoventry England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Louisa Paxton, Taylor Street, Logan Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from OUTER HARBOR, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 16 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 2), Steenwerck, FRance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Clara PAXTON; husband of F. PAXTON, 1st Avenue, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Coventry, England

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