Cecil Hedley Adam HUXLEY

Regimental number5723
Place of birthSorell, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
AddressHuonwille, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr W T Huxley, Huonville, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Elizabeth Ann HUXLEY. Native of Sorell, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousins 3 killed, also one distinguished as Flight Lieut Huxley MM and one Sergeant C Huxley.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal