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Melville Claude FOX

Regimental number1640
Place of birthMurtoa, Victoria
SchoolMurtoa State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBambra, via Dean's Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R C Fox, Bambra, via Dean's Marsh, Victoria
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 30), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Charles and Augusta FOX
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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