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John Philip COX

Regimental number16263
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRotary machinist
AddressVictoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Ms E M Cox, c/o Mrs Rowe, 85 Hill Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt. Pierre Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 1), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Louisa COX; husband of Ethel M. COX, 58 Brisbane Street, Perth, Western Australia

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