Anthony Hubert FOX

FOX, Anthony Hubert

Service Number: 737
Enlisted: 1 May 1916, Enlisted at Queenscliff, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Group
Born: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 10 August 1889
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Gosford, New South Wales, Australia, 27 March 1973, aged 83 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Kincumber South Cemetery, Kincumber South, New South Wales, Australia
Heritage Section, Grave Plot H18. Burial reference number 161172781
Memorials: Queenscliffe Royal Australian Garrison Artillery Third Military District Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

1 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 737, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Enlisted at Queenscliff, Victoria
29 Jul 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 737, 36th Heavy Artillery Group
29 Jul 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 737, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
23 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 737, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Remained on duty
10 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 737, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Second occasion
31 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 737, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Aloysius Fox and Clara Novello Fox of 'Avouri', Laura Street, Caulfield, Victoria formerly of 6 Cowper Street, Brighton, Victoria and Christchurch, NZ. Brother of Justin Bede Fox who was killed in action on the 15 November 1917 and was buried in The Huts Cemetery Plot X1V, Row C, Grave 20 and Margaret M. Fox

Commenced return to Australia on  6 May 1919 aboard Kaiser-I-Hind disembarking on the 16 June 1919

In May 1952 he was living at 1 Range Road, Gosford, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Previously served with the Naval and Military Force's 3rd Battalion for over a year having enlisted on the 9 November 1914 and was discharged on 23 December 1915 with the rank of Corporal. 

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