Trevor John BOXHALL


BOXHALL, Trevor John

Service Numbers: QX37469, Q17108
Enlisted: 3 April 1941, Nambour, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia, 19 August 1915
Home Town: Nambour, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Beaconsfield state school
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Bougainville, 16 March 1945, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
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World War 2 Service

3 Apr 1941: Enlisted Australian Army, Private, SN QX37469, Nambour, Queensland
16 Mar 1945: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN QX37469, 25th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN Q17108

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Trevor John BOXHALL was born in Wynyard, Tasmania on 19th August, 1915

His parents were Thomas BOXHALL & Elvire Mary RAMSKILL - after his Fathers death his Mother remarried to a ROBINSON

He enlisted in Nambour, Queensland on 3rd April, 1941 & was Killed in Action at Bougainville on 16th March, 1945 - he is buried in Port Moresby Bomana War Cemetery and his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the Roll of Honour in Westbury, Tasmania

Two of his brothers also served

1. Royce Vautin / Vaughan BOXHALL (SN TX11093) & (SN T20955) Army - discharged in 1945  CMF & AIF

2. Glanville Thomas BOXHALL (SN 21802) Navy - discharged 1950