Percival LOXTON


LOXTON, Percival

Service Number: 938
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Corowa, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kew, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Corowa, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 29, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Corowa War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 938, Enlisted at Corowa, NSW
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 938, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 938, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Holland Loxton and Matilda Elizabeth Loxton nee Padbury of Melbourne. Brother of Charles Arthur Loxton, Francis Henry Loxton, Isabel Edith Loxton, Carl Loxton, George Reginald Loxton and Lilian Gordon Loxton

Next of kin given as his brother Francis Loxton of C/- McLeod's Soap  Co. of 187 King Street,  Melbourne, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal