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William Aaron COX

Regimental number7470
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
AddressYarra Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Cox, Hill View Estate, Yarra Junction, Victoria
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date18 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.6
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Rosanna COX, Yarra Junction, Victoria. True name is Aaron William, served as William Aaron
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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