John FOX

John Fox Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Sydney NSW
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Carrier
Enlisted
29-December-1915
Place
Enoggera
Age
29
Status
Single
Service No
1861
Rank
Private
Unit
4th Pioneer Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements
Embarked
20-April-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
05-April-1918
Place
Dernancourt, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Notes

 Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial. 

 

John Fox arrived in France in July 1916. His Battalion filled mainly support roles until 1918. During the German Spring Offensive in France in early 1918 he was killed in action at Dernancourt by a high explosive shell.

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