Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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TRIOS TO TWO BROTHERS KIA, one at Gallipoli, the other in France. 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 1333 Pte A.L.Oxer 16/Bn A.I.F. on the first trio; second trio: 1618 Pte H.V.Oxer 27/Bn A.I.F. on first medal, L-Cpl H.V.Oxer 27/Bn A.I.F. on second and third medals. All medals impressed. Very fine.
1. Arthur Lucas Oxer, clerk, age 20, born 22Aug1894 at Semaphore, Sth Aust; Previously a member of the Cadet Citizens Forces; Enl.10Dec1914 Oatlands, Sth Aust; Emb.02Feb1915 Melbourne; landed at Gallipoli 25Apr1915; KIA 21Aug1915 Gallipoli on the eve of his 21st birthday; Commemorated at Lone Pine Memorial.
2. Harold Victor Oxer, cabinet maker, age 18, born Exeter, Sth Aust; Previously in Senior Cadets 2 yrs; Enl.27Apr1915 at Keswick with 1st Reinfs 27th Btn; Emb.31May1915 Adelaide; proceeded to join MEF Gallipoli 04Sep1915; to France 21Mar1916; appointed L-Cpl 01May1917; KIA 11Jun1918 France; Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.
With Service Records, photos, Memorial Scroll for both brothers and other research including newspaper articles relating to Arthur Oxer.
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