Frederic John COX

COX, Frederic John

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 16 February 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Leichhardt Public School, Fort Street Model Public School, Sydney
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial C. 23
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial, Leichhardt War Memorial, Petersham Fort Street High School Great War Honour Roll, Sydney United Grand Lodge Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Officer, 1st Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
10 Apr 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion
10 Apr 1915: Embarked Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Officer, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John and Miriam Cox, of 125, Norton St., Leichhardt, New South Wales. 

GOD CALLED HIM TO THAT HEAVENLY LAND AND BADE HIM ENTER IN

Member of The Leichhardt Lodge 133

LIEUTENANT F. J. COX.
Lieutenant Frederick John Cox (killed in action) was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cox, 125 Norton-street, Leichhardt, and was 27 years of age. He was educated at the Leichhardt  and Fort-street schools, and at the time of enlistment was employed as a lines-man in the City Council. He held a commission as a lieutenant under the compulsory service scheme and  going away as a second-lieutenant, was given an additional start while in Egypt.

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