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Wallace Bernard Cox

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wallace Bernard AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 497756 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 May 1909 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 26 Keswick St., Opawa, Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. D.R. Cox, 26 Keswick St., Opawa, Christchurch (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    18 October 1945 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Cox, Walary Bernard. (Ref. WO 373/14/227). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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  • Maj W. B. Cox, MC; born NZ 17 May 1909; salesman; wounded 13 Oct 1944. (Source: Kay, R. Italy Volume II : From Cassino to Trieste. p.260.) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    15 June 1980 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 71 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.282, 351, 354, 383, 395, 396, 397, 398, 426, 430, 437, 450, 458, 459, 461, 477. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1967). Italy. Volume 2. From Cassino to Trieste. Dept. of Internal Affairs, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      p.260. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.43 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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