Harry FOX


FOX, Harry

Service Number: 5494
Enlisted: 14 February 1916, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Harden, New South Wales, Australia, 1901
Home Town: Ultimo, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Ultimo Technical High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 4 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Age at the time of death was 16 years.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

14 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5494, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
9 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 13th Infantry Battalion
18 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Division Cyclist Company, From 13th Battalion
1 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion
4 May 1917: Involvement Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

On enlisting he gave his age age as 18 years when in fact he was a couple of years younger

Son of Thomas Fox and Martha Fox of 2 Golden Grove Street, Redfern, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal