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George Henry COX

Regimental number2056
Place of birthKent, England
SchoolPublic School, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara G. Cox, 220 Osmond Terrace, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 11), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Alice COX; husband of Clara Cox, Annesley Avenue, North Norwood, South Australia. Native of Kent, England
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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