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Richard Ellis SAXON

Regimental number2717
Place of birthBordertown South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBroadarrow Road, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Saxon, 227 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3266 Sapper Herbert Thomas SAXON, 12th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Date of death25 July 1947

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