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Cecil Jebson Cox

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Cecil Jebson Cox (1890-1966). Early Aviator in the Royal Flying Corps

Born 1890 at York

1891 In the census he is living at 7 Eldon Terrace, York with his parents William Benson Cox (age 36 and born Eastrington, Yorkshire), a tailor and Mary Cox (age 31 and born at Stockton Forest, Yorkshire) and his brother John William (age 6) and his aunt Alice Jebson (age 12). [1]

1901 In the census he is shown as a boarder at the Bluecoats School in York and aged ten years [2]

1911 In the census Cecil Jebson Cox is living with his mother Mary at 35 Coney Street, York. Cecil, aged 20 is shown as a surveying instrument maker. [3]

1917 Wounded

1919 Awarded Air Force Medal

Cecil Jebson Cox died in 1966 aged 75.

See Also

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census