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Jack BAX

Regimental number9821
Place of birthMudgee New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address52 Holden Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Frederick Bax, 52 Holden Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPROV LCPL
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Coy. Australian Engineers
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Date of death20 July 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCorbis Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Frederick and Mary Louisa BAX, 145 Anzac Parade, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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