|Place of birth||Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Brother, William Cox, Reid's River, Townsville, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the Terbors Creek Light Horse; left the district.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/58/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||41st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 April 1917. Marched into 11th Training Bn, 27 April 1917.
Classified C1 by Medical Board, 18 July 1917.
Marched into 9th Training Bn, 5 November 1917.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 28 November 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918 (old injury, left shoulder, and senility - overage); disembarked Sydney, 9 October 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 30 October 1918.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COX Joseph|