Michael James FOX

FOX, Michael James

Service Number: 2783
Enlisted: 22 May 1916, Enlisted at Cairns, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Herberton, Queensland, Australia, 17 November 1891
Home Town: Tolga, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 12 April 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France
Special Memorial, Row F, Grave 2. Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cairns Cenotaph, Townsville Railway Station Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2783, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Cairns, QLD
7 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2783, 52nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
7 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2783, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Matthew Fox and Marian (Mary) Fox nee McKeegan of Tolga, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal