Lieutenant General Sir Herbert Cox
ID numberART08009
Collection typeArt
TitleLieutenant General Sir Herbert Cox
Measurementframed: 87.8 x 77.6 cm; unframed: 72.4 x 63.2 cm
Object typePainting
MakerPower, H Septimus
Place madeUnited Kingdom: England
Date made1924
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionMajor General Sir Herbert Vaughan Cox, KCB, KCMG, CSI, was a regular officer of the Indian Army and commanded the 29th Indian Brigade at Gallipoli, 1915. During the re-organisation of the Australian Imperial Force in Egypt after the Gallipoli campaign, he was appointed to command the newly-formed 4th Australian Division, which he took to France, 1916. He remained with the division through its first month of campaigning and early in 1917, he left the Australian Imperial Force to become Military Secretary at the Indian Office.