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George Cox

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  • Service number
    12/1849 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/1849 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    25 August 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Hikurangi, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mildred Cox (wife), Mount Road, Hikurangi, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/1849 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 17 or HMNZT 18 or HMNZT 19 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    3rd Reinforcements 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Elizabeth Cox; husband of Mildred Cox, of Thames, New Zealand.

    Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
    Wounded and missing in action, 8 May 1915.
    'Enquiries made in Egypt and England: no trace. Now believed dead on or about 8 May 1915.'

    Parents: George and Elizabeth Cox; Wife: Mildred Cox, Thames

    Auckland Infantry Batln/Third AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    38 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
    • Hikurangi Primary School War Memorial, 4 Swan Ave, Hikurangi 0114 AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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