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John Cox

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 9377 AWMM
    • 29671 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 28 April 1881 AWMM
    • 1 May 1883 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 28 April 1881 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    28 April 1881 Public - Mary - Other relative - 15 November 2018 - Birth register. 196/1881.
  • Place of birth
    Papakaio, North Otago, New Zealand Public - Mary - Other relative - 15 November 2018 - Family papers.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer. Before enlistment last worked for Leadingham Bros, Georgetown, North Otago, NZ. Public - Mary - Other relative - 15 November 2018 - Military records.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Cox (brother), Glen Street, Oamaru, 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Cox was the son of George and Annie Cox, of 16 Caledonian Rd., Oamaru, New Zealand.

      Father was named Frederick Henry Cox. AWMM
    • John was the second child of Annie and George Cox of Papakaio. He had seven brothers and five sisters. Public - Mary - Other relative - 15 November 2018 - Family papers.

Death

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  • Death
    • 4 October 1917 AWMM
      Age 36 AWMM
      YpresBelgium AWMM
    • 18 April 1971 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 88 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 15 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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11 October 2020AllanRotoruaResearcher
06 December 2018RossHavelock NorthOther relative
15 November 2018Mary Oamaru,New zealandOther relative

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