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Burton Overy Parish Council

Serving the people of Burton Overy

Church

Clerk: Kate Barker
Springside House, Scotland
Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester
LE8 9DR

Tel: 07827 797125

1914 - 1918 War

Men from Burton Overy who served in WWI

Private George Cox

Date of Birth: 1889

Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment

Date/Place of Death: 8/11/1916, Beaumont Hamel, France

Pre-war occupation: Cowman

Recorded as living in Main Street Burton Overy

Private Walter Cox

Regiment: 1sr/28th Rifle Brigade

Enlisted: Leicester

Date/Place of Death: 30/10/1917, Flanders

Pre-war occupation: Chauffeur

Recorded as living in Burton Overy

Private John Charles Cox

Date of Birth: 1884

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Enlisted: 11/12/1915

Date/Place of Death: 18/9/1918, London

Pre-war occupation: Groom/Domestic

Recorded as living in Main Street Burton Overy

Sergeant Harold Cox

Date of Birth: 1897

Regiment: London Regiment (London Scottish)

Enlisted: 15/5/1916

Date/Place of Death: 29/8/1918, in the field, France

Pre-war occupation: unknown

Recorded as living in Manor House Lane, Burton Overy

Private Alfred Cox and Hattie

Date of Birth: 1883

Enlisted: 20/7/1915, Maidstone

Regiment: 8th Battallion Queens Own Royal West Kent

Date/Place of Death: 29/3/1916, Beaumont Hamel, France

Pre-war occupation: Cowman

Recorded as living in Near Reading Room, Burton Overy