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Cox, Alexander George (1866–1930)

A cable message has been received by Mr. G. W. Cox, jeweller, of the death from pneumonia, of his cousin, Mr. Alexander George Cox, at Lindfield, Sussex, England. The deceased, who was born at Magill-road, Norwood, was a grandson of the late Mr. George Cox, one of the pioneers of the State, who lived at Osmond-terrace, Norwood, for many years. He was educated at the Norwood Grammar School, conducted by the late Mr. Thomas Caterer, and on leaving school began the study of engineering. On completing his course he went to China, where be entered the service of the British Imperial Railways. He was connected with that organisation for more than 30 years, rising to the position of Engineer-in-Chief. About ten years ago he retired from the service. He was about 64 years of age. He married an English woman, but left no family.

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