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Ernest Hugh COX

Regimental number5066
Place of birthCharlivan Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlatelayer
Address10 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A McM Cox, 10 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 July 1957
Age at death59
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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