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William C. Coxon

Lance Corporal

11th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss Coxon
  • Plaque: 1376

Additional Info

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Biography

William Charles Coxon enlisted in Green Hills, WA, on 5th July 1915. He had been born in Ballarat and was 40 years old, married and a journalist. He joined the 11th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2804. He was declared Missing In Action at Pozieres.until a Court of Enquiry determined that he had in fact been killed in action on the 25th July 1916. His name is recorded on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 1376

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour