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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Paxton E D F     Pte    5078    Edwin Dudley Ford               23 Inf Bn    32    Tobacco worker    Married    Pres        

Address:    Ascot Vale, The Parade, 22    

Next of Kin:    Paxton, Florence, Mrs, wife, 22 The Parade, Ascot Vale    

Enlisted:    28 Jan 1916        

Embarked:     A26 Armadale 19 Jul 1916  


Date of death:  29/04/1918

CWGC: "Son of Edwin and Margaret Paxton; husband of Florence Paxton, of 2, The Parade, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia. Native of South Melbourne".




Private E. D.F. Paxton, of 2 The Parade, Ascot Vale, is reported as having died of wounds on 29th April.


ROLL OF HONOR. (1918, May 16). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning. Retrieved June 12, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74605933


War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours 


In Memoriam


PAXTON.-Died of wounds, on the 29th April,

1918, No 5078, Edwin Dudley Ford Paxton

(Wacka), dearly beloved son of Margaret and

the late Edwin Paxton, and loving brother of

Mrs. G. Thomas, George, Dave (on active service),

Charles, Ethel, Frank, and the late Joseph, and

loving husband of Florence, and fond father  

of Teddy, Donald, Elsie, aged 35 years.

No one knows the silent heartache till it strikes


-(Inserted by his loving mother, sisters, and

brother, 20? Dorcas street, South Melbourne.) 

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