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John Alfred BAXTER

Regimental number3123
Place of birthChinchilla Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBenchman
AddressChinchilla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Baxter, Chinchilla, Queensland
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 21/11/16. Taken on strength, 52nd Bn, 16/7/17. Wounded, 23/9/17.
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1917
Date of death23 September 1917
Age at death35
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row K, Grave No. 9), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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