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Francis Herbert PAXTON

Regimental number1695
Place of birthRichmond River, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaw milll hand
AddressCharlotte Street, Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMary Lilian Allen, Seaview, Charlotte Street, Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Herbert and Lebert
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 13), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Ernest and Marian Ellen Lillian PAXTON. Native of Richmond River, New South Wales

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