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Rupert Henry COX

Regimental number6491
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHairdresser
AddressYouanmi, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Laura Cox, 24 Lacey Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 April 1916 16th Battalion 21st Reinforcement; taken on strength 16th Battalion 13 February 1917; mortally wounded and taken prisoner 11 April 1917; died while priosoner of war.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Place of burialHamburg Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 9), Ohlsdorf, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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