Herbert Lawrence AXON

AXON, Herbert Lawrence

Service Number: 4374
Enlisted: 3 January 1916, Enlisted in Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Glenelg Church of England Private School, SA
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 November 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

3 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4374, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted in Adelaide
25 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4374, 27th Infantry Battalion
25 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4374, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Laurence Shepley Axon and Emily (nee Voce) Axon of 156 Jetty Road, Glenelg, SA; later of Hinton Street, Underdale, SA

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Cadets