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Charles Philip Fox (1893–1967)

On 2 October 1916 Charles Fox and fellow telephonist, George Fulton Broomhead, were recommended for a Military Cross for 'displaying consistent gallantry in laying lines under enemy shell fire. On the Somme they set up and maintained communications between F.O.O's in front line and their Battery and enabled registrations to be completed, frequently under heavy fire.'

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19 May, 1893
Victoria, Australia


6 November, 1967 (aged 74)
Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Military Service