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VC784   Christopher Cox

Name   Christopher Cox   No.   13909   

VC Issue No.   784   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bedfordshire Regiment, 7th Battalion, B Company


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England

Place Of Death   Hill End Hospital, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Kings Langley Cemetery, Watford Road, Hertfordshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   11 May 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Kings Langley Cemetery, Watford Road, Hertfordshire, England

P  Memorial, Achiet-le-Grand, Pas-de-Calais, France

Memorial, All Saints Church, Kings Langly, Hertfordshire

By The Way…

After the war he worked in the Ovaltine Factory, Kings Langley

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



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The First World War

BORN   25 December 1889

DIED   28 April 1959   AGE   69

VC Won   13 March 1917   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Achiet-le-Grand, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917