John Thomas FOX


FOX, John Thomas

Service Number: 332
Enlisted: 6 November 1915, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ramsay, Queensland, Australia, 19 June 1891
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Ramsay State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Zonnebeke, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

6 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 332, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
5 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 332, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
5 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 332, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
20 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 332, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Wounds to the shoulder and left arm. Invalided to England on the 30 March 1917

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Fox and Mary Hughes Fox of Ramsay, QLD. Brother of Nellie Fox of Crown Street, Toowoomba, QLD and William Fox also of Toowoomba, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal