Private Henry William Cox

Service number 2606, 2606A
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Murwillumbah
Death Date 1916-08-12
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 47th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 47th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private Henry William Cox (2606A, 47th Battalion) was a labourer from Murwillumbah, NSW. He first enlisted at Lismore in August 1915, but was discharged on 19th October 1915 due to his age. The following day he enlisted at Brisbane. Henry died of wounds received in action at Pozieres on 12th August 1916, aged 16 years 9 months. He is buried in the Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, France.



Date of enlistment 20 August 1915
Date of embarkation 21 October 1915
Date of death 12 August 1916
Date of fate 12 August 1916