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William James  Saxon

Name on Board WJ Saxon
Name on Service
William James   Saxon
Enlistment Age 23
Occupation Railway Employee
Place of Birth Coburg, Vic
Next of Kin Mrs Carrie Bromlow
Address West Melbourne Rd, Newtown, Geelong, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 25/06/1915
Service No. 2688
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 15/09/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Makarini A23
Unit on Embarkation 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 7/10/1917
Unit on Death 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of Wounds
Place of Wounding/
Zonnebeke, Ypres, France
Cemetery or Memorial Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Godewaersvelde, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information Believed to be boarding with Mrs Robert Hansen at 23 Giffard St, Williamstown (Mrs Hansen notified the Council of his death).   From this house six men enlisted, including two of Mrs Hansens sons.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 22 December 1917, p3
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