Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Coxs in:
 • National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
 • Honolulu
 • Honolulu County
 • Hawaii
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Ward Cox, Jr
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 1, 1918
California, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1942
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Ward appears here with his parents:
1920> California> San Francisco
Ward Cox, 25y b.CA, occ: Owner/Garage
w> Edna I, 23y b.CA
d> Barbara I, 4y b.CA
s> Ward Jr, 1y 3mos b.CA
residence: 1429 Fourth Avenue, San Francisco

Entered the service from California.
added by CWGC/ABMC

Found nothing on NARA


Official USAAF Cable of Accident:
(Hand written, top right: 11:37 a.m. 4/8/42)

From: Ft. Shafter, T.H. April 7, 1942

On the night of April 6, 1942 at about 0700 GCT, a B-17E No. 41-2443 cracked up. Conducting investigation and search. To date have found 4 bodies, but impossible to establish identification. Will send additional details later. Listed below are members of crew: 1st Lt. Ward Cox, Jr, 0392806 and Charles O. Allan, Jr. 0367225, 2nd Lieutenant James W. Roshoe 0430910, Staff Sergeants Luther L. Perry, Jr. 6292999, Mathias E. Donart 6568848, and Edward L. Hakes 6667164, Sergeants Warren F. Schneider 12025843 and Wilbur L. Gravitt 6296816, Corporals John F. Morris 6999571 and John E. Muckey 6981906.

Original filed under Cablegrams
Filed in Safe
(Hand written, lower right: FATAL.)

(Each name is underlined and has a number, 1 through 10, above it which has been circled.)
http://hiavps.com/images/B-17E%2041-2443/ARC%20Crew%20List%20Cables.pdf


http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-2443.html
(lists the Crew and a brief history)

http://hiavps.com/Cox%20B-17E.htm
(includes photos)


COX, WARD JUNIOR JR [as written]
1 LT, US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF DEATH: 04/05/1942
BURIED AT: SECTION B SITE 1205
NATIONAL MEMORIAL CEMETERY OF THE PACIFIC
2177 PUOWAINA DRIVE HONOLULU, HI
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov
 
 
Inscription:
CALIFORNIA
1ST LIEUTENANT 42ND AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: B, 1205
 
Maintained by: SMG
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56127808
Ward Cox, Jr
Added by: SMG
 
Ward Cox, Jr
Added by: BevyK
 
Ward Cox, Jr
Added by: SMG
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

KIA
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 4, 2011
You are not forgotten.
- SMG
 Added: Nov. 2, 2011

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Oct. 29, 2006
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service