Leonard FOX

FOX, Leonard

Service Numbers: 1407, 8396
Enlisted: 14 September 1915, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 3rd Division Headquarters
Born: Auckland, New Zealand, 1890
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Traveller
Died: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 21 June 1941, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Plot 14, Zone D, Grave 877 Headstone inscription reads: Lest we forget
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1407, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
27 Nov 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 8396, 20th Army Service Corps
27 Nov 1915: Embarked Driver, SN 8396, 20th Army Service Corps, HMAT Uganda, Sydney
4 May 1916: Embarked Driver, SN 1407, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
4 May 1916: Involvement Driver, SN 1407, 33rd Infantry Battalion
9 Dec 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Division Headquarters, From 33rd Battalion
19 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 8396, 3rd Division Headquarters, Discharged at the 3rd Military District as medically unfit due to gastric ulcer

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at at the time of enlistment was Langham Hotel, York Street, Sydney, NSW and 'Manilla House', Bourke Street, Sydney, NSW

Son of David Thomson Fox and Maria Fox of 'Bay View', St Stephens Avenue, Parnell, NZ

Commenced return to Australia 28 August 1919 aboard HS Kanowna disembarking on the 26 October 1919

Granted Honourary rank of Sergeant

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal