Cecil John Brisbane HUXTABLE

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HUXTABLE, Cecil John Brisbane

Service Number: 6274
Enlisted: 27 June 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1889
Home Town: Broome, Broome, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Chaffeur
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
Plot XXV, Row H, Grave 17
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Broome War Memorial 2, Pinjarra War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
29 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6274, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6274, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Fremantle
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 6274, 28th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography

Cecil John Brisbane HUXTABLE was born in Sydney NSW in 1889

His parents were John Perrin HUXTABLE and Gertrude Isabel HORSELL - they married on 3rd November 1879 at the residence of Robert Horsell in Adelaide, South Australia

He enlisted on 27th June 1916 with the Australian Army - he was with the 28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcements  - Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia on board HMAT Persic on 29th December, 1916

Cecil was Killed in Action on 4th October 1917 - he is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery & also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial

He was awarded the British War Medal & the Victory Medal

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Albany Advertiser - Western Australia - 5th October 1918

HUXTABLE.- In loving memory of Sergeant Cecil Huxtable of the AIF who was killed in action whilst fighting in France on October 4, 1917

                               "He died a hero"

Inserted by his Brother & sister in Law, Mr. & Mrs. R. Huxtable and family, Albany , WA.

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