Charles Robinson COX MC

COX, Charles Robinson

Service Number: 355
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia, 12 July 1885
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Fort St, Observatory Hill, Sydney, NSW
Occupation: Linotype Machinist
Died: Septicaemia, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, 15 October 1945, aged 60 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

13 May 1916: Involvement Sergeant, SN 355, 36th Infantry Battalion
13 May 1916: Embarked Sergeant, SN 355, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
9 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, CR Cox, Enlistment number 355 6/1/1917 - promoted to Sergeant Major. 36th Battalion War Diary, p 26, DRO paras 2157, 2156 - 2194. "Sergeant to Sergeant Major, No, 396 A/C SM CR Cox, B Company." 26/6/1917 -promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. 9/10/1917 - promoted to Lieutenant. List 246 of 19/10/1917
30 Apr 1918: Honoured Military Cross, 1st Passchendaele, Gazetted: London Gazette - 18/1/1918, p959, pos 7 Australian Gazette - 23/5/18, p959, pos 7

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