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John Daniel BOX

Regimental number4382
Place of birthKorong, Victoria
SchoolState School, (?) Wagin, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Daniel Box, Wagin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death5 July 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Matilda BOX, Wagin, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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