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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Felix Aron
Also known as: Aron, Eugene Felix Simeon
Rank: Lieutenant
Cultural heritage: English
German
Next of Kin: Maurice Aron - Father
Biographical notes: Aron was employed by the Northern Territory Civil Service. In a postcard sent to a local friend, he claimed to be the first man from Darwin at the front (Northern Territory Times and Gazette). He served on the Western Front with the 3rd (The King's Own) Hussars, a cavalry regiment of the British Army. Aron was born in 1871 at Emerald Hill, Victoria, son of Maurice and Minnie Miriam (nee Simeon). By 1890, he was living in England with his father and siblings and was employed as a shipping clerk. He married Margaret Mary Cumming on 3 August 1899 in London and later married Emma Catherine McCullogh of Victoria in 1913.
Date of Enlistment: 10-Nov-1914
Place of Enlistment: England
Unit: 3rd (The King's Own) Hussars
Service: Non-Australian Service
Date of Death: 1938-07-19
Place of Death: Caulfield (Vic.)
Place of Burial: New Cheltenham Cemetery (Vic.)
Service History: Aron served in the Boer War in the 2nd Battalion Railway Pioneer, on secondment from the 3rd Hussars. He was awarded the Queens South Africa medal with 4 clasps. He resigned his commission in July 1915.
Related link: "Mr. E. F. Aron", The Argus, 21 July 1938: p.2.
"News and Notes", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 21 January 1915: p.16.
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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.identifier.uri: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/241515
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