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John COX

Regimental number7212
Place of birthSheffield Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinFather, J Cox, Claude Road, Sheffield, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For gallantry at Hollebeke, South East of Ypres, on the night of 12 March 1918.'
Recommendation date: 19 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

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