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John Jacob COX

Regimental number347
Place of birthBingarra, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBundara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 8.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Grace, Missen, Bundara, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date31 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; disembarked, Sydney, 25 September 1917discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left forearm, leg, shoulder), Sydney, 31 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 December 1957
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, COX John Jacob

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