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Edward William COX

Regimental number5572
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
Address31 Lock Street, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bessie A Cox, 31 Lock Street, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Weymouth Hospital
FateDied of disease 6 April 1917
Age at death47
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 2609), Dorset
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Luke and Hannah COX; husband of Bessie Alma COX, 31 Loch Street, Auburn

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