James Nelson Cox

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1681
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
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  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: 64 Hilltown, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Margaret Cox, 64 Hilltown, Dundee

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More about James Nelson Cox

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. He was the brother of Pte William Cox 8265, 1st Battalion, Black Watch who was killed in action 31.10.1914.

Pte. James Cox, 1st Black Watch, fell on 9th May.  His mother, who lives at 64 Hilltown, received official intimation yesterday.  Another son, Pte. W. Cox, also of the 1st Black Watch, has been missing since 26th October.

Dundee Courier 4th June 1915

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson and Michael Caldwell

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