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Samuel Bamford COX

Date of birth2 March 1882
Place of birthWest Bromwich England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCivil and electrical engineer
Addressc/o Australian General Electric Coy, Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Joseph Edward Cox, West Bromwich, England
Enlistment date17 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Engineers
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 3rd Division Engineers
Promotion date: 1 October 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 17 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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