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Robert James Cox

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  • Service number
    25/740 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25/740 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Cox (father), Matatoki, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25/740 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 5 February 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 42 or HMNZT 43 or HMNZT 44 AWMM
    Vessel was Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    3rd Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr and Mrs R. Cox of Matatoki, Thames, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Special Memorial C. 11. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand at the Front AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 3 AWMM
    • New Zealand at the Front AWMM
      New Zealand at the Front (1917), page 141 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM