FOX Robert Henry

 
ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929
Service number 33338

On the 17th January 1918 Robert was diagnosed with “Trench Fever”.

Returned to Australia on the 22ndAugust 1919.

Discharged on the 1stDecember 1919.

In 1914 Robert married Ivy Lavinia Bartrop. In 1931 he was a dairy farmer living in Wangaratta. In 1954 Robert lived in Gembrook Road, Nar Nar Goon; he was a farmer.

The reason for his inclusion in the Beaconsfield Avenue of Honour is unknown.

Died on the 11thJune 1970 at Beaconsfield, Victoria. Buried June 1970 at Pakenham Cemetery, Victoria.

Name FOX, Robert Henry
Service Number 33338
Rank Driver
Roll Field Artillery Brigade- Monthly Reinforcements-February to May 1917, (May-August 1917)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 11thMay 1917
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Shropshire A9
Age 22 years
Birth Place 1894, Kensington, Victoria
Father Alfred Samuel Fox, Kensington, Victoria
Mother Annie Edith (Wright) Fox
Religion Methodist
Occupation Confectioner
Residence “Werona”, Victoria Road, Malvern
Enlisted 28thOctober 1916
Height 5 feet, 6 inches
Complexion Fair; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Fair