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Reuben Oliver SAXTON

Regimental number1426
Place of birthYarra Junction Victoria
AddressGilderoy, via Yarra Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A T Saxton, Gilderoy, via Yarra Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date4 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1365
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Marion SAXTON, Gilderoy, Victoria

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