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Charles Robinson COX

Regimental number355
Place of birthAlexandra New South Wales
OccupationLintotype machinist
Address'Wanderry', Nelson Road, Lindfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Charles Cox, Nelson Road, Lindfield, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 12 October 1917

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his men with great dash against the enemy strong points. When he suffered heavy casualties he took command of other men who were without officers and continued to press the attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

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