Ernest Adshed Dudley LOXTON

Regimental number2067
Place of birthTeddington, North London, England
SchoolNorth Gloucester School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinUncle, Dr Thomas W Wilson, Hazeldean, Wild Green Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceServed in the English Territorials for a short time.
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMy nephew E A D Loxton was wounded in a night attack 24/4/18 and lived only a few hours in France. He practically spent his life with myself and my husband. His father went to South Africa when he was only five.
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ernest Adshead Loxton on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Place of burialCaestre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row a, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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