Thomas William Cox
Private 16150 - Sherwood Foresters
Notts Derby Regiment 12th Battalion
Killed in Action Flanders 2nd February 1917 : Aged 26
Philosophe British Cemetary, Mazingarbe.Grave ref. I.L. 40.
Unconfirmed but offering our closest match we find Thomas was probably the son of Henry Cox, of 3, New Eaton, Long Eaton, Derbyshire. Although a native of Hartshorne, his Sutton-in-Ashfield enlistment noting residence among the Mansfield area is the nearest reference suggesting his Huthwaite ties.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Simple listings offer closest matching locational regiment.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 THOMAS W. COX. Born Hartshorne, Derbyshire, Enlisted Sutton-in-Ashfield, residence Mansfield. 12th. Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) Private 16150, Died 2nd. February, 1917, France and Flanders
Written 06 Feb 09 Revised 06 Feb 09 © by Gary Elliott