Māori › Raymond Victor Fox Born 24 May 1894 - Died 4 March 1966 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 4/663 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM New Zealand Engineers AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Raymond Fox in uniform - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRaymond Victor AWMM SurnameFox AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 4/663 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth24 May 1894 AWMM AWMM Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentPre 8 February 1915 AWMM 543 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupationElectrical engineer/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Louisa Fox (mother), 543 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 4/663 AWMM Military serviceSenior Sergeant, Senior Cadets. 90 Company AWMM 1 Battalion Canterbury AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards1914-1915 Star AWMM British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM Victory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 8 February 1915 AWMM Age 20 AWMM Engineer (Mechanical)/Civilian AWMM Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 17 April 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMMHMNZT 21 or HMNZT 22 or HMNZT 23 AWMM Vessel was Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo AWMM Lance Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Field Engineers AWMM 4th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesRemarks, Unknown Period AWMM Fit subject to being supplied with efficient upper plate [teeth] AWMM Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM Treated in hospital for illness, including: gastroenteritis, dysentery, appendicitis and jaundice. AWMM Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM Wounded in action, evacuated and treated in hospital from 30 November 1917 until rejoining his unit on 6 January 1918. AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 End of war AWMM Second Lieutenant AWMM New Zealand Engineers AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Raymond Fox was the son of Charles James Fox, accountant, and Mary Louise Fox (nee Winkelmann).He was educated for four years at St John's College, Auckland. He had passed sixth standard at Primary School.Before the war he was employed by Lyttelton Times CompanyIn May, 1937, he married Amelia Schutt, of Wellsford. She was the daughter of William Schutt, farmer, and Amelia Schutt (nee Fogler).He served a total of 4 years, 120 days, of which 4 years and 22 days were spent overseas.He returned to New Zealand on the 'Northumberland' on 28 March 1919.The following notice appeared in the New Zealand Gazette No. 55, 5 July 1923: "2nd Lieutenant R.V. Fox (lst Battalion) is retired under the provisions of General Order No. 184/21, and is granted permission to retain his rank and wear the prescribed uniform."The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds copies of Fox's military personnel file, War Veteran's Allowance Certificate and his marriage certificate. [Ref. MS 2002/206]Soldiers being transported to and from Europe were bound by numerous rules and regulations designed to preserve 'good order and discipline and the maintenance of a healthy military spirit among all ranks'. Included in these standing orders for HMNZ Transports issued by New Zealand Military Forces Headquarters in Wellington was one regarding false teeth. It read: Artificial Teeth.Officers Commanding Troops on all transports are directed to issue an order prior to vessels putting to sea that soldiers wearing artificial teeth must be careful to remove same before being seasick. A charge of two pounds per denture will be made for replacing any lost through neglect of this order.' (New Zealand Military Forces Special General Order No. 603/1917) AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Death4 March 1966 AWMM Age 71 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Raymond Victor Fox by laying a poppy. Ralph Sybil Fox Ray Albert Fox Raymond Victor Fox Raymond William Fox Reginald Fox Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Raymond Victor Fox Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Raymond Victor Fox - Papers mostly relating to war service Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-2002-206 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21004705 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM Vol1: 243 AWMM Information kindly provided by family AWMM AWMM Fox, Raymond Victor. Papers mostly relating to war service, 1915 - 1966. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/206. AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.