2466 James Henry COX

Date of enlistment 20th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

Summary of Private Cox WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
22nd July 1919 Australia Discharged
30th May 1919 Australia Disembarked Castalia
13th April 1919 England Embarked at Devonport on Castalia for return to Australia
2nd February 1919 France Embarked for England
12th July 1918 France Absent without leave. Award 14 days FP#2, forfeiture of 15 days pay
15th October 1917 Belgium Re-joined 2nd Pioneer Battalion
5th October 1917 France Marched in to 2nd ADBD Le Havre
18th August 1917 France To hospital sick
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
16th March 1916 Egypt Assigned to 2nd Pioneers and Taken on Strength
7th February 1916 Egypt Admitted to 1st AGH Heliopolis sick – appendicitis
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
12th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
26th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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