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Robert John Cox

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  • Service number
    20701 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bob Cox AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    New Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob Cox AWMM
  • Service number
    20701 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    6 January 1917 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Motor Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Masefield Street, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Cox (mother), Masefield Street, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20701 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Gunner/Military AWMM
    27 Field Battery, New Zealand Artillery AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second Echelon AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    New Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Patricia; father of Tony, Kevin and Joanne

    Service at Manukau Memorial Gardens chapel, Papatoetoe AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    93 AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 December 2007 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Howick, Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 November 2007 AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8.
    http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-manuscriptsandarchives-6515
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 43 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 November 2007 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM