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Charles Richard COX

Regimental number52812
Date of birth1 July 1896
Place of birthMacorna, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address31 Creek Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cecelia Cox, 31 Creek Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceExempt area
Enlistment date14 January 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1918
Place of enlistmentKerang, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melboune, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1944
Age at death48
Place of burialKerang Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, COX Charles Richard

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