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Frederick Wallace COX

Regimental number355
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
SchoolMinyip State School, Gongernong College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMinyip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Cox, Minyip, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted August 1914; killed in bombing of hospital by enemy.
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBuir El Belsh War Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 204), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Jane COX, Minyip, Victoria

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