William FOX

FOX, William

Service Number: 709
Enlisted: 14 July 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: AIF Headquarters
Born: Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, 1898
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 709, 10th Machine Gun Company, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
30 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 709, 10th Machine Gun Company
30 Oct 1917: Embarked Private, SN 709, 10th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Aeneas, Melbourne
31 Dec 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion, From 10th Machine Gun Company
24 May 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, From 21st Battalion
20 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 709, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, Wound to the left thigh. Attached to AIF Headquarters after discharged from wounded
10 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 709, AIF Headquarters, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mark Fox and Annie Fox nee Reay of 28 Hopetoun Street, Elsternwick, Victoria

Between 19 June 1919 and 19 September 1919 he attend a course in London for training in Commercial Subjects at the Duttford National Business College

Commenced return to Australia on 19 August 1919 aboard HT Ajana disembarking on the 11 October 1919 at Sydney for onward travel to Melbourne

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the cadets