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Edward King Standish COX

Regimental number164
Place of birthRylstone New South Wales
SchoolMildura Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressWagstaffe Point, Woy Woy, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, E S Cox, Woy Woy, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 13 December 1914
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death28
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row S, Grave No. 761), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 165 Pte Myles Standish COX, 4th Bn, died of disease, 16 December 1914; Cousins: Lt P. Sanderson 4th Btn died Gallipoli 1915; Major T. Garling 37th Bty died France 1918; C. Castleden died at sea 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt

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

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