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Richard SAXON

Regimental number3915
Place of birthEast Brunswick Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressWaverley, Deacon Street, Hampton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Saxon, 36 John Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row R, Grave No. 26), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3914 Pte Henry SAXON, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.

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