Raymond Gillett Cox, Worcs Regt


1889 Aug 3. Born Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire

1891 census at Oldborough Farm, Lower Lemington, Lower Lemington

1901 census at Victoria Road, Cirencester

1911 census , I cannot find him

1915 Oct 19. The East Lancashire Regiment. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants: — Raymond Gillett Cox.

1918 Feb 6. Garrison Battalions Worc. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. R. G. Cox relinquishes his commission on account of ill-health caused by wounds, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt.

1918 Apr/Jun marries Doris G Dixon in Hampshire. There seem to have been 2 daughters born before he emigrated. From a forum post it appears he abandoned his wife and children, and walked out.

1920 Aug 27. Joined ADRIC with service no. 407

1920 Dec 28 Motor accident

1921 Feb 1. "Struck off strength"

1923 Aug 19. Arrives in Canada as an emigrant. He apparently abandoned his family " He married my grandmother Doris Cox in 1918 and at that stage they lived in Bournemouth. Two daughters were born and then Raymond left (probably to go to London). Nothing else is known about him but there must be some family out there - either Cox or Gillett?

1930 Returns from Canada as he is on Fulham Electoral Register under full name . No Mrs Cox there

1939 Living in Wokingham with Emily M Cox. 17 Woodland Avenue , Wokingham R.D., Berkshire, He is a Time Clerk

1941 Apr/Jun married in Wokingham to Emily May Kennedy

1951 Jun 21 Died in UK