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Henry James COX

Regimental number764
Date of birth--/09/1876
Place of birthAston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address332 Addison Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMrs A E Cox, 31 Sloan Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Company
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 5th Machine Gun Company
Promotion date: 26 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: August-December 1915

FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 3649 Pte Walter Shradrack WILLIAMS, 28th Bn, killed in action, 21 May 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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