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Title: John Haxton
Formatted Name: Haxton, John
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2629
Place of Birth: Glasgow (Scotland)
Cultural heritage: Scottish
Biographical notes: In 1923 he was granted a slaughter license at the Collia tin field. 1930 he was successful in a ballot for a block for peanut farming. 1934 he was a tributer at the Marranboy tin field. 1937 he was charged with being unlawfully drunk in Railway Terrace Pink Creek. He was liberated on bail after 3 hours and no further penalty imposed.
Occupation: Carpenter
Age at Enlistment: 25
Place of Enlistment: Darwin
Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5, 4th Division Train
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1954-01-22
Place of Death: Pine Creek
Place of Burial: Katherine
Service History: Unit embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A49 'Seang Choon' on 19 September 1916. Transferred to 4th Division Train. Returned to Australia 5 September 1919.
Related link: Nominal Roll
Unit War Diary
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A49 'Seang Choon'
Service Record
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: World War, 1914-1918
Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
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