Norman Wilfred Cox

Language: English
Rank & Number: Private, G/2375
Regiment: 4th Batt W Coy, RF (City of London Regiment)
Cemetery / Memorial: Panel 6 and 8 of the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres
Other memorials: Glan Conwy


16th June 1915, aged 22

Excerpts taken from the following book:
Dr Bridget Osborne, We Will Remember Them… The Men of Eglwysbach and Llansanffraid who served in the Great War, 2016

Life / Background:

Norman was born into the family of William and Alice Cox in 1892 in Stoke on Trent. William owned a grocer’s shop and was a native of Stoke, although Alice had been born in London. The family employed a domestic servant. Norman left home to work at 23, Grove Place, Hanley where he was employed as a hotel clerk. He enlisted in Stoke on Trent.
Norman went missing at the Battle of Hodge, beside the Menin Road. He has no known grave.