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Charles SAXBY

Regimental number3464
Place of birthLincoln England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGreenridge, Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Charles Saxby, Greenridge, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3463 Pte Bert SAXBY, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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