Clarence M. Cox

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Damaged gravestone for Corporal Clarence M. Cox in the Ballaarat Old Cemetery, January 2014.Photography: Clare Gervasoni

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History

Clarence Moffett Cox was born at Ballarat East. His father was William Cox who was living at 50 Humffray street in 1915.[1]

He served during World War One as a Corporal in the 14th Battalion (no 3713),[2] enlisting on 21 July 1915. He was killed in action in the field at Bullecourt, France, on 11 April 1917.[3]

Legacy

The World War One service of Corporal Cox was recognised on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour. Tree number 782, a Scarlet Oak, was planted by Miss C. Gardiner on 04 June 1917.[4]

See also

Notes

References

  1. http://naa12.naa.gov.au/NameSearch/Interface/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=3435848, accessed 24 January 2014.
  2. Lucas's Staffs Appreciation of brave Men, June 1919.
  3. http://naa12.naa.gov.au/NameSearch/Interface/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=3435848, accessed 24 January 2014.
  4. Lucas's Staffs Appreciation of brave Men, June 1919.

Further Reading

External links

http://victoriancollections.net.au/items/52e0bd062162ef13b0427c83


--Beth Kicinski 13:24, 19 June 2013 (EST); --C.K.Gervasoni 17:53, 23 January 2014 (EST)

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