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Henry Robert BOX

Regimental number23
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolSt Arnaud State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Box, 240 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Date of death9 August 1918
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Mary BOX, 58 St. Vincent Place, Albert Park, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 861 Sergeant Major William Richard BOX, 7th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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