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John Cox


14th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: Miss D. .Ellis
  • Plaque: 775

Additional Info

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John McMillan Cox was born in Warrnambool, VIC and was a Labourer by trade when he enlisted in the 14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcements on 1 July 1915 at the age of 44. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915. He sailed via Suez to England where he joined the 4th Training Battalion at Tidworth. He was never deployed to the battlefields of France and in September 1917 he left England to return to Australia on the Suevic. He was discharged as æmedically unfit'.
Tree No 775

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour