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William James COX

Regimental number1603
Place of birthKangaroo Valley New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Elizabeth Boles, Horseshoe Creek, Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 283 Sergeant Charles Edward COX MM, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 18 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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