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West Virginia Veterans Database Record Detail
Item Details: Record Id: 4213
War: WWII
Name: Cecil Claud Cox
Sex: M
Race: W
County: Doddridge
Community: Oxford
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: FC3C
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Date of Death: 1945/05/04
Place of Death: Coast of Okinawa
Cause of Death: KIA
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Date of Birth: 1919/2/25
Place of Birth: New Milton, Doddridge Co

Father:

Jacob Marteney Cox
Mother: Emma Blanch Willis Cox
Spouse: Helen Eliza Ingram Cox
Date of Marriage: 1940/6/8
Place of Marriage: Doddridge Co

Children:

Cecil Jr, Barbara Jean, Gary K
Date Added to Memorial:  Original
Source: WV Vet Mem Application Form; West Union Record - death notice - 1945/6/21; West Union Record - letter received by Mrs Cox - 1945/6/28; Clarksburg Exponent - death notice - 1945/6/19; Doddridge County birth records; Doddridge County Marriage Records; 1920 Doddridge County Census Records
Notes: The letter to Mrs Cox states the ship, USS LSM 190 was sunk 30 miles off the coast of Okinawa; Brothers: Carl, Denver; Sisters: Ilena, Hilda, Mary Rose, Geraldine
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