John Henry Oxman

First Name: 
John
Middle Name: 
Henry
Last Name: 
Oxman
Mother's Name: 
Mary (nee Grant)
Father's Name: 
John Oxman
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, March 27, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
Tunnelling
Company: 
3rd Tunnelling Coy
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, April 26, 1922
Place of Death: 
Wollongong
Cause of Death: 
Stomach trouble
Details: 

Private John Oxman (Service no. 5799) was a 28 year old miner from Keiraville born in July 1887,  and married to Grace McDonald.

John enlisted with his brother George and they embarked together on HMAT A38 Ulysses with Tunnelling coy Reinforcements on 25th October, 1916. 

Both saw service on the Western Front with 3rd Tunnelling coy. It would have been a comfort to the families to know that the brothers were together throughout the war.

John returned to Australia in May 1919 and was discharged on 7th August, 1919. 

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, OXMAN JOHN HENRY

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