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Walter Charles COX

Regimental number852
SchoolState School, Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs C B Cox, Sale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialNorthampton (Towcester Road) Cemetery (Plot 466, Row I, Grave No. 18070), Hardingstone, Northamptonshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederic and Charlotte COX, Pearson Street, Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil

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