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Regimental number4164
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolState Schools, Charters Towers, Qld and Boulder City, WA,
AddressSouthern Cross, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs E E Buxton, Tennyson Street, Bellevue, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 May 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 50), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and John BUXTON; husband of Ellen E. BUXTON, Prospect, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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