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Joseph COX

Regimental number3206
Place of birthWestport, Co Mayo, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCaboolture, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 4"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William Cox, Reid's River, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Terbors Creek Light Horse; left the district.
Enlistment date19 December 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1914
Discharge date30 October 1918
Other details

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
SourcesNAA: B2455, COX Joseph

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