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Edgar George FOX

Regimental number5094
Place of birthYongala, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressClements Gap via Crystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.9
Height5' 9.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMrs E A Threadgold, Enfield, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date24 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 97 Pte Cyril Douglas FOX, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 24 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 September 1937
Age at death49
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOX Edgar George

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