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John William SAXTON

Regimental number26l
Place of birthNottingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStriker
AddressNottingham England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinmother,, Mrs Elizabeth Saxton, 99 Hartley Road, Radford, Notts, England
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs SAXTON, 4 Church Ville, Old Radford, Nottingham, England

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