Private Bertie Cox
Private Bertie Cox

Army Number : 2421

Battalion : 1/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at West Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, and lived at 98, Broomhill Road, Bulwell, Nottingham. Son of William and Fanny Cox, of Small Drove Lane, West Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire. He was a baker prior to enlisting 11th September 1914 at Retford. He went to France 2nd March 1915 and was killed in action, 15th June 1915, aged 22, during a German raid on the trenches at Kemmel, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium. Row D. Grave 67.

His brother Private Ernest Cox, 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Private Bertie Cox grave
Private Bertie Cox is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Bartholomew's Church War Memorial, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire.
Pinchbeck War Memorial, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire.