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Joseph Claude COX

Regimental number1661
Place of birthWilcannia Rd New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMilparinka, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Cox, Milparinka, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial A. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Grace COX, Milperinka, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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