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PRIVATE WILLIAM COX.

2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.

Service number; 12060.

Died on November 8th 1914.

Age unknown.


COMMEMORATION:

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,
Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium.
Panel 9 and 11.

PRIVATE WILLIAM COX.

Died November 8th 1914, age unknown.

Report copied from the Peterborough II. Rural Deanery Magazine, dated January 1st 1915.

CASTOR-cum-AILSWORTH.

We regret to announce that William Cox, of the Grenadier Guards, from Ailsworth, has been killed.

SUTTON-cum-UPTON.

We greatly regret to hear that William Cox, whose name has always been on the list of friends to be prayed for, has fallen in action.

Report copied from The Peterborough Standard, dated May 22nd 1915.

Pte. W. Cox was a native of Ailesworth. His father used to live at Upton Lodge, and was horse keeper for the late Mr. Alfred Tebbutt. As a lad Pte. Cox worked for Mr. Amos Brown, of York Cottage, Sutton. Upon leaving there he had a situation in the Thorney district, from whence he enlisted. Two brothers are still working at Sutton.