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Percy James Cox


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy James AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1361 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    FeatherstonWellington Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E.A. Cox, Hattrick Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1361 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
      'FRANCE. Period from 22nd September, 1917, to 24th February, 1918. This N.C.O. has shown marked ability and devotion in carrying out any duties to which he has been detailed. He is a determined and resourceful soldier; an energetic worker who sets a splendid example to all those with whom he comes in contact. He has been serving with the A.I.F. since August, 1914, and proved himself thoroughly reliable and consistently well behaved and gallant soldier.' - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110- 25/07/1918 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and 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
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • Percy was my Grandfather. He served at Gallipoli, and then on to the trenches in Europe. I have a book which he left, and it is of the Gallipoli campaign. He put pointers on some of his mates in the photos. The book is just about 100 years old now. It is nice to see he has some recognition. He is buried in the Rose Garden, in the Aramoho cemetery in Wanganui, New Zealand. My Dad, and Mum are in the same rose plot, and I will be put there too. He was Married to Lilias Clare Cox. He never spoke of the war when he came home to Wanganui, and after returning was heavily involved in gardening, opening a gardening shop, and founding a local gardening society. In the time I knew him, he never once spoke of his war time exploits, and my Dad never said much of his Second World war time either. Such a shame they never passed on their memories.
    Public - Anthony C. - Direct descendant - 21 January 2017



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  • External links
  • References
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM


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21 January 2017Anthony C.Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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