Civilian

Stephen Harry Knowles Cox

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Nicholas Cox, of Glenholme, Station Road, Okehampton, Devon; husband of Patricia Lloyd Cox, of 1 Milford Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand. Died at Long Nawang.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Submitted by: Michael Pether
Relationship to casualty: No Relation - Amateur Researcher
Stephen Harry Knowles Cox was a Supply Officer in Sarawak when the Japnese invaded Borneo and Sarawak. He was one of a large group of European men, women and children - including government employees... Read More
Stephen Harry Knowles Cox was a Supply Officer in Sarawak when the Japnese invaded Borneo and Sarawak. He was one of a large group of European men, women and children - including government employees, business men and missionaries - who escaped through the jungle to a small village called Long Nawang. There they were later captured by Japanese troops and the men summarily executed by bayonet and sword during September 1942. The women and children were all murdered by the same Japanese Marines during October 1942 in a continuation of the awful atrocity known as the Long Nawang massacre,


Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Name:
Stephen Harry Knowles Cox
Rank: 
Civilian
Date of Birth:
Not known
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Miscellaneous
Unit:
Civilian War Dead

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
01 September 1942
Day of Death:
Tuesday
Age at Death: 
35
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery: 
Stephen Harry Knowles Cox
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