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GEORGE TURNLEY COX

COX, GEORGE TURNLEY

RANK:  PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  10/173

UNIT:    WELLINGTON INFANTRY BRIGADE 

BORN:    10/06/1894  -  SANSON  -  NEW ZEALAND

DIED:      14/05/1915                      

PLACE:  AT SEA FROM GALLIPOLI

SINGLE:        RELIGION:   ANGLICAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:  Edward & Louisa COX, WANGANUI. 

SIBLINGS:  

NEXT OF KIN:  Edward George COX (father), 92 Glasgow St., WANGANUI    

OCCUPATION:  CLERK

EMPLOYER:  LOAN & MERCANTILE CO.

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPUKURAU 

HEIGHT:  5’ 11”    WEIGHT:    168lb.         CHEST: 

COMP:           EYES:                HAIR:    

EDUCATION:   WANGANUI COLLEGIATE

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   LONE PINE MEMORIAL, ANZAC
            

ENLISTED:   MASTERTON        DATE:  14/08/1914

MAIN BODY:     YES           REINFORCEMENT:    

MILITARY RECORD:
16/10/1914.  LEFT N.Z. ON TRANSPORT No.10.
03/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED ALEXANDRIA.
04/12/1914.  EMBARKED FOR EGYPT.
14/05/1915.  BULLET WOUND IN NECK, RECEIVED IN ACTION, DARDENELLES.
14/05/1915.  DIED AT SEA ON BOARD HOSPITAL SHIP – 
    ‘GUILDFORD CASTLE’ ENROUTE TO ALEXANDRIA.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.