William FOXFORD

FOXFORD, William

Service Number: 2412
Enlisted: 6 June 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Barnstaple, England, 1898
Home Town: Emerald, Cardinia, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: South Australia, 4 October 1977, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: North Road Cemetery, Nailsworth, South Australia
Interred on the 7 October 1977
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World War 1 Service

6 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2412, 46th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2412, 46th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2412, 46th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
17 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 46th Infantry Battalion, In France
7 Nov 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2412, 46th Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the thumb. Accidental
8 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2412, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel Foxford who returned to Australia on 12 May 1918 having served with the 5th Battalion and Emma Foxford of Coffee Palace, Emerald, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 6 October 1919 aboard Pakeha disembarking on the 24 November 1919

During 1920 William married Eunice (Emmie) Driver in Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal