Samson Daniel FOX


FOX, Samson Daniel

Service Number: 5257
Enlisted: 20 June 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Morgan, South Australia, August 1893
Home Town: Ouyen, Mildura Shire, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, France, 28 May 1917
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 5 Rev. C.F. Wood officiated, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mildura Cenotaph, Ouyen War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5257, Liverpool, New South Wales
27 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 5257, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 5257, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
28 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5257, 38th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samson Daniel Fox and Eliza Fox nee Bourne of Fairy Dell, Ouyen, Victoria formerly of Morgan, SA

Husband of Alice Ada Fox nee Harrison of 37 Hamilton Street, Yarraville, Victoria. Samson and Alice married in Victoria during 1915c

Medals: 19141-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal