James Edward FOX

FOX, James Edward

Service Number: 5323
Enlisted: 8 February 1916, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Gympie, Queensland, Australia, 1872
Home Town: Blackall, Blackall Tambo, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5323, Mining Corps, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
20 Sep 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 5323, Mining Corps
20 Sep 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 5323, Mining Corps, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne
30 Sep 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 5323, Tunnelling Companies
30 Sep 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 5323, Tunnelling Companies, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne
27 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), From Mining Corps
29 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5323, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
26 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5323, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Discharged at the 1st Military District as medically unfit due to senility

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his sister Maggie Fox of Gympie, QLD

Commenced return to Australia on 18 January 1919 aboat HT Ulysses disembarking on the 19 March 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal