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Leslie John Harry Cox

In memory of:

Captain Leslie John Harry Cox

July 5, 1976

Comox, British Columbia

Military Service

Service Number:

H63 244 767




Air Force


409 All-Weather Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


October 21, 1944
London, United Kingdom


August 24, 1964
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Leslie and Rose Elizabeth Cox of Ottawa, Ontario. Husband of Marie Bernadette Louise (nee Lacroix) Cox and father of Donald and Vanessa Cox of Comox, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 165 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Section 27, Range E, Grave 81


OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

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