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Paul Stanislaus BAXTER

Regimental number2043
Place of birthHay New South Wales
SchoolSt Ignatius Catholic College, Riverview, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraper's assistant
Addressc/o Mrs Derrig, Mill Street, Carlton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Patrick Baxter, Belmore Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death9 June 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row L, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J.P. and Lucy BAXTER, Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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