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George Harold CLAXTON

Regimental number3132
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolBoulder Central, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address130A Piesse Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Claxton, 130A Piesse Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil - exempt from military training
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3132A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness 3rd AGH, Abbeville, France
FateDied of disease 27 October 1918
Age at death21.11
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row J, Grave no. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Annie Elizabeth CLAXTON, "Dellmahoy", Hamilton Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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