Private Harry Fox

Service number 5494
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Harden
Death Date 1917-05-04
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Harry Fox (5494, 2nd Battalion) was born in Harden, NSW. He enlisted on 14 February 1916. Harry was killed on 4 May 1917 during the second battle of Bullecourt and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. Harry’s father later wrote that Harry was still a student at the Technical High School, Ultimo when he enlisted, and was aged 16 years 7 months at the time of his death. Harry’s brother George served with the Australian Railway Troops.



Date of enlistment 14 February 1916
Date of embarkation 09 April 1916
Date of death 04 May 1917
Date of fate 04 May 1917