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William FOXFORD

Regimental number78
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolHamilton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSignalman
AddressLawson Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vera Foxford, 38 Phoebe Street, Islington, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 9), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine FOXFORD; husband of Vera FOXFORD, 38 Phoebe Street, Islington, New South Wales. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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