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Howard S. Cox


4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss D. Roberts
  • Plaque: 2986

Additional Info

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Born in Miners Rest, Victoria and a Farmer by occupation, Howard Stewart Cox was 19 years and single when enlisted on the 9th of June 1917 in the 4th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 3932. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 'Ulysses' on the 22nd of December 1917/on board RMS 'Ormonde' on the 7th of March 1918. Admitted to Hospital sick on the 6th of October 1918; marched into Isolation Camp on the 21st of May 1918. Embarked return to Australia per H.T. Essex at Kantara, Egypt on the 15th of June 1919. Disembarked on the 25th of July 1919 and Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 26th of October 1919. Tree No. 2986

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour