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Herbert COXON

Regimental number1809
Place of birthCasterton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCasterton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Coxon, 'Retreat', Casterton, Victoria
Previous military service20th A L H
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 October 1947
Age at death56
Place of burialCasterton Cemetery, Victoria

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