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Albert Branford Cox

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Branford AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28193 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1919 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 47 King Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 47 King Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr J.M. Brown (stepfather), 23 Smithfield Road, Gonville, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr J.M. Brown (stepfather), 23 Smithfield Road, Gonville, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Muriel Alice Cox, and stepson of John McKie Brown, of Wanganui AWMM
    • Albert was the youngest of 5 children, his father Albert Edward Cox a victim of the Influenza Epidemic passing away before Albert was born and his mother would pass away when Albert was 10 years old.
      All Credit to John McKie Brown for helping to raise Albert. Public - F . John - Other relative - 1 May 2022 - BDM & Family History
      Mother B1.0∙2.3∙3.4 Muriel Alice (née Brooks 1921/4812) Cox/Brown · Bᴰᴹ 1890/1952 · ᴮDᴹ 25.07.1928 · ᴬᴳᴱᴰ 37 † H37
      Father B1.0∙2.3∙3.4¹ᴹ † Albert Edward Cox · ᴮᴰM 20.03.1913/1511 · Bᴰᴹ 1894/1156 · ᴮDᴹ 16.11.1918/8280 Influenza Epidemic · ᴬᴳᴱᴰ 24 † H37
      Step Father B1.0∙2.3∙3.4²ᴹ John McKie Brown · ᴮᴰM 1921/4812 · Bᴰᴹ 1881/4253 · ᴮDᴹ 1969/31171
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Death

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  • Death
    26 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM Joint grave X. E. 6-7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 103 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 80 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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01 May 2022F . John Auckland New ZealandOther relative

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