Cox, Charles Joseph

Age: 24
Date of birth: c 1892

Parents: James and Fanny Cox
Address: 2 Victoria Terrace, Humphris Street

Occupation: Fish Trader

James was the second youngest son of nine children born to James and Fanny Cox. Three of his siblings had died before 1911.

In 1901 James and Fanny were living at 2, Victoria Terrace, Humphriss Street with 3 of their sons: Edward (22), Charles (8) and William (4). James was employed as painter and paper hanger and Fanny was a laundress working on her own account.

Charles and his younger brother William were the only children still living with their parents, on Humpriss Street, in 1911. They both worked as fish traders.

Their mother Fanny died on November 27th 1911.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 10549
Regiment/Service: 11th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 112th Brigade, 37th Division
Date of death: Sunday, July 16, 1916
Cause of death/Battle: Died of wounds
Commemorated/Buried: Heilly Station Cemetery, Somme
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: All Saints Church, All Saints School


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