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Claude Hamiton COX

Regimental number801
Place of birthBridgewater Tasmania
SchoolBridgewater State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBridgewater, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Cox, Bridgewater, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Gave No. 24), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Bridgewater State School Roll of Honour, Bridgewater, Tasmania. Parents: James and the late Emily COX, Bridgewater, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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