COX, Walter Henry
(Service number 506)

Aliases Born Walter Henry CLARK
First Rank Last Rank


Date 16 July 1883 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 19 November 1914 Age 31 years
Address at Enlistment Overend Street, Norman Park, Brisbane, Queensland
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience South African War
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Ida Adelinda COX, Overend Street, Norman Park, Queensland
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Force Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 15 December 1914
Transport Borda
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 July 1949 Age 66 years
Place of Death Queensland
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Walter Henry Cox was born, as Walter Henry Clark, on 16 July 1883 at Timaru, the son of Emily. He was educated at Timaru South and Timaru Main schools. He married Ida Adelinda Hofmann on 23 February 1905 in Queensland; and on 9 December 1931 in Queensland, he married Myrtle Millicent Henderson. Ida had died in 1929. On enlistment on 19 November 1914, he was 31 years old and a labourer. He had previously served in the South African War. Walter Henry Cox died on 26 July 1949 in Queensland. His half-brother, Alfred Edward Cox, also served in World War I with the Australian Forces.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 March 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 April 2020]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch) [14 April 2020]; Australia marriage & death indexes (per

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