Wednesday, September 14, 2016

PVT Martin Louis Cox

PVT Martin Louis Cox was born 31 Jan 1909 in Ottawa County, Kansas to Martin Luther and Ellen Mary (Priest) Cox.  His mother died in 1932.  The elder Martin worked as a teamster. He married Helen Jeanette Williams in 1927 and they had 3 daughters.  He drove a truck to support his family. 

Drafted in December 1943 he was assigned to L Company 116th Infantry on 4 Sep 1944.  PVT Cox was killed in action on 14 Sep 1944.

PVT Cox is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.  

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