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John Angus LOXTON

Regimental number3181
Place of birthMount Cole, Victoria
SchoolMount Cole State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressHolyoake, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jeanette Jones, Holyoake, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 January 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialNunhead (All Saints) Cemetery (16. 33431 M), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: Samuel and Jessie LOXTON, Holyoake, Western australia. Ntive of Mount Cole, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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