Sydney Robert BUXTON

Regimental number2346
Place of birthCheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Buxton, 561 High Road, Cheswick London, England
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 June 1915 - 13th Bn, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 13th Bn, 23 October 1915. Transferred to 4th Machine Gun Company, 9 March 1916.
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrewary Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 20), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice BUXTON, 561 High Road, Chiswick, London