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John Stanley COX

Regimental number845
Place of birthLambton New South Wales
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressKangaroo Valley, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Cox, Kangaroo Valley, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Rebecca COX, Kangaroo Valley, Hobart, Tasmania. Native of Lambton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 34419 Gunner Charles Vivian COX, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 June 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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