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Robert Emmanuel COX

Regimental number423
Place of birthHackney, South Australia
Addressc/o Mrs C Lolchel, Blumberg, South Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 6"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Mrs Freda Evelyn Cox, c/o Mrs C Lolchel, Blumberg, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months active service in the 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse; 4 years in the 10th Infantry Regiment.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1915
Discharge date5 May 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 21 March 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gonorrhoea, rheumatism), Adelaide, 5 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COX Robert Emmanuel

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