Regt. No.: 0809
Name: Cox, John
Rank: Sergeant
Community: Harbour Breton
Occupation: Seaman
Enlisted: December 22, 1914
Enlist. Age: 22

Military Medal
London Gazette, 21st December 1916.
Action Date, 28/29 June 1916 – Raid Beaumont-Hamel.
For gallantry in the raid on the night of 28/29th June, 1916. During the raid in connection with the operations of July 1st, south of Beaumont-Hamel when, owing to severe fire the raiding party had to retire after very heavy losses, he showed conspicuous gallantry and contempt of danger in covering the retirement, remaining out all night to perform his task.