Charles Henry FOX

FOX, Charles Henry

Service Number: 20785
Enlisted: 25 September 1915, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 8th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Ipswich, England, 1895
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
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World War 1 Service

25 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 20785, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
11 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 20785, 9th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 20785, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
8 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, From the 9th Field Artillery Brigade
26 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , From the 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
17 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, From the 8th Field Artillery Brigade
7 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , From the 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
1 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 20785, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Wound to the right arm. Invalided to England on 11 October 1917
4 May 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 20785, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Discharged at the 1st Military District as wounded

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of E. Fox and Maria Rose Symonds formerly Fox of 16 Ranelagh Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Commenced return to Australia on 1 February 1918 aboard HT Balmoral Castle disembarking on the 28 March 1918

Previously served with the Royal Fusiliers Territorials for over two years

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal