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COX, William George (1919-2002) - Royal Air Force

William George CoxWilliam George Cox served as a Corporal (No. 630638) in the Royal Air Force. He joined before the outbreak of War and served until 1945 as an engine fitter.  

He served for most of the War in East Africa, serving mainly around Nairobi, Kenya.

William was a brother of Charles Henry Cox and the son of George Cox who ran the shop on Pitchers Hill (now no. 43). 

On 8th September, 1945, he married Margaret Gibbs, in Wolverhampton.  She was a daughter of Col. Gibbs OBE, of Old School House, Wolverhampton.