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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Huxley, Samuel Lawrence (876)

Place of Birth: Portland, VIC

Age: 34 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 9 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 876            view online service record

280 Nott Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Elizabeth Anderson (friend)
280 Nott Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 9 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Wandilla A62
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion

KIA: Thursday, 20 July 1916
Place: France

Private, 8 Machine Gun Corps, killed in action 20 July, 1916, France, aged 36, Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.

Sister: Mrs Manila C GUNNER, born Portland. He enlisted as a 36-year-old engine driver showing a friend Mrs Elizabeth ANDERSON as next of kin at 280 Nott Street, also his own address. Huxley died intestate and advertisements were later placed by the Curator of Deceased Persons and a married sister, Mrs Matilda C Gunner of Surrey Hills was identified. No circular was returned.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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