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Edward Percy Cox

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    10/659 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    26 October 1886 Public - Te Papa - 26 April 2015 - Military personnel file
    Archives NZ
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wellington Street, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E.J. Cox (father), 123 Glasgow Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    10/659 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    21 January 1959 Public - Te Papa - 26 April 2015 - Te Papa Collections Online
    Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • As descendants of the Cox family, we thank you Capt Edward Percy Cox, for your valued efforts in WW1. Thankfully, along with your brothers, Cecil Turnley Cox and Stuart Leslie Cox, you survived the war. Sadly, your other brothers. . . George Turnley Cox, Mervyn Francis Cox and Norman Davidson Cox, did not survive. Six sons of Edward George and Louisa Cox of Wanganui, NZ. Formerly of Melbourne, Australia. Edward George Cox being the son of John Francis Cox & Lavinia Annie Turnley of Hobart, Tasmania and then Melbourne. We will always remember you all. Patricia Egerton, Brisbane, Australia
    Public - Patricia - Researcher - 24 April 2015
  • Don't know if we are related, but my dad is Brian Cox, born in hawera in 1940, so may be a chance we are related. Have been in the RNZIR myself and have some appreciation of what these great men sacrificed for us. so would just like to say Thankyou from myself and every other New Zealander for his Fantastic contribution and sacrifice for us. Cheers Kevin Cox
    Public - Kevin Brian - 10 April 2015



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10 April 2015Kevin BrianMt MaunganuiOther