Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Leith Cox

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Robert Leith Cox

June 2, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/72605

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

142 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

April 22, 1917
Morell, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

September 13, 1940
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Son of Russell Nelson Cox and Katherine Webster Cox, of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 67 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRIMSBY (SCARTHO ROAD) CEMETERY
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. 116. Row H. Grave 8.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Robert Leith Cox is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Robert Leith Cox is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– This is a view of the WW2 section of Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery where Robert Cox is buried.
  • Grave Marker– Robert Cox's grave marker.  In 1942, 142 Squadron was flying Wellington MkIV bombers.  He joined the Squadron as a pilot on 13th May 1942.

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