Israel FOX

FOX, Israel

Service Number: 1546
Enlisted: 24 November 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Reade Park, South Australia, 29 March 1953, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

24 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1546, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1546, 1st Infantry Battalion
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1546, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
21 Nov 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1546, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
15 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
8 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
27 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1546, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Full name was John Israel Fox but served as Israel Fox and his birth name was registered as the latter. Also served with the service number 1523

Son of Mark Fox and Annie Fox nee Reay of 32 Edward Street, Elsternwick, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 22 December  aboard HT Bakara disembarking on 19 February 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

At the time of his death he was living at Reade Park, SA for at least eight years having moved from Sydney