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Herbert Frederick CLAXTON

Regimental number1413
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolPunt Road State School, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressParkan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J T Claxton, Parkan, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row L. Grave No. 203), Lemnos, Greece.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Frederick and Eva Isabel CLAXTON. Born at Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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