Patrick Cox

Age: 27. Died: 7th October 1918.

Patrick, born on 6th June 1891, was one of 12 children (seven brothers and five sisters) to Patrick and Ellen Cox who were from County Mayo, Ireland, but had moved to Liverpool by 1891, settling first on Hall Lane, then at the Canal Bank, Lydiate. Patrick emigrated to the United States prior to 1916 and was living in Hoboken, New York, working for a shipping line. He registered for the American Army in 1917. He died of pneumonia and influenza in a military hospital in New Jersey after seeing service overseas.