|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm.|
Cox, Albert Charles
|Place made||Egypt, France|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/1002|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Cox, Albert Charles (Lieutenant, b.1892 - d.1916)
Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Albert Charles Cox, 53 Battalion and 14 Machine Gun Company, Egypt and France, 1915-1916. Collection includes letters written home to family in New South Wales. The bulk of the letters cover the period when Cox was training at Officer School and Machine Gun School in Egypt. Cox was in France for less than 3 weeks when he was killed.
Biographical note: Lieutenant, 53rd Bn and: 14th Mg Coy, AIF d: 1916. Killed in action in the Battle of Fromelles, 20 July 1916. Clerk of Mudgee, N.S.W., born Coolah, N.S.W., 24 November 1892, educated Sydney Grammar School, joined AIF 1915; 16 September 1915 appointed Second Lieutenant posted to reinforcements of 4 Battalion; 29 February 1916 - taken on strength of 53 Battalion; 10 March 1916 transferred to 14 Machine Gun Company.