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Colin COX

Regimental number3609
Place of birthEglinton New South Wales
SchoolEglington, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEglington via Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Joseph Cox, Wheatley, Edlington via Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot XI, Row L, Grave No. 8A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kelso, Bathurst, New South Wales. Parents: Joseph and Amelia COX, Wheatlea, Eglinton, New South Wales. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died of gas and wounds.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: Colin Athol COX

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