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Elliot Allen BAXTER

Regimental number31196
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHarrison Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, V H Baxter, Harrison Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service6th AGA; Served in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Bde. Australian Field Artillery
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death21 October 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCross Roads Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Valentine Henry and Mary Jane BAXTER, Harrison Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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