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Full Name: James Fox
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): James
Surname: Fox
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 25504
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Driver
Next of Kin: Bernard Fox (father), 3 Buick Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 17th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date: 27 September 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 65
Vessel: Pakeha
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 41
Page on Nominal Roll: 8
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 11 April 1918
Age at Death: 21
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France
Grave Reference: III. N. 10.
Biographical Notes: James Fox was the son of Bernard and Christina Fox, of 14 Udy St., Petone, Wellington, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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