Cox, Norman Ronald (12366)

Place of Birth: Brisbane, QLD

Age: 22 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 4 February 1915 – Maribyrnong, VIC

Service Number: 12366            view online service record

Address:
98 Munster Terrace
North Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Violet Cox (wife)
98 Munster Terrace
North Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 28 January 1916
Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade – 3rd Reinforcements

Fate:
KIA: Sunday, 5 August 1917
Place: France


Violet, later at 1 Michie St, Port Melbourne.

Gunner, 14 Field Artillery, killed in action 5 August, 1917, Belgium, aged 24, commemorated Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

Wife: Mrs Violet Falkingham COX, Born Brisbane. A 22-year-old labourer when he enlisted Maryborough, Queensland, with his wife and son Jonathan at North Melbourne, but later 1 Michie Street. The circular prepared by AWM staff have his widow as Mrs V MICHIA, 19 Nott Street, but the name is an obvious transcription error). He appears to have enlisted in August, 1914 and been discharged as medically unfit before re-enlisting in February of the following year.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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