Cox, Ernest

Ernest 

Cox

1884 - 1915
Rank Private
Service no.6376
Regiment 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedFebruary 6, 1915

Images

About

About
Ernest
Cox

Ernest was born in 1884 in Leicester but I have no in formation about his family.
He first enlisted, aged 18, on 13.5.1902 as Private 8171 3rd Leicestershire Regiment.
In 1906 he married Marion Winker and they had 2 children –
Sarah 1907
Joseph William 1911

In 1911 census Ernest is listed as a bricklayers labourer and the family lived at 9 Merridale Road.

Ernest rejoined the army as Private 6376 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and was Killed in Action on 6.2.1915. He is buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery.

Get Email Updates

Share this page

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on email
Email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Leicester City, County & Rutland “At Risk” War Memorials Project is a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England under company registration number 08176202. The address of the company’s registered office is The Chancel, rear of All Saints’ Church, Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH. Registered as a charity for tax purposes with HMRC.

Copyright © 2022 Leicester City, County & Rutland “At Risk” War Memorials Project 2018

Design & Build by:
onesixone web design