Private Albert George Cox

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

19 Apr 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Farm labourer


Henry Gates, Sundon

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Sundon Village
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Essex Farm Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 18th May 1916
Pte Albert George Cox


Pte Albert George Cox, 20172, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action near Ypres on April 19th, 1916. He enlisted on April 7th, 1915, and was trained at the Duke of Bedford's training camp at Ampthill. He was aged 33.

Born in Sundon, he was the son of Charles and Jane Cox. Like his father, George (as he appears to have been generally known) had been an agricultural labourer on Henry Gates' farm at Sundon. They lived in a farm cottage.

Pte Cox is commemorated on the Sundon Village War Memorial.


Individual Location

Pte Albert George Cox

Author: Deejaya

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