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John BAXTER

Regimental number5652
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
SchoolAdamstown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressBromide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, R Baxter, 184 Park Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Date of death12 October 1917
Age at death32.2
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Annie BAXTER, 184 Park Street, Subiaco, Western Australia. Born at Adamstown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNephew: Lt William BAXTER, MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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