About Karl Leslie Cox
Birth: Jun. 29, 1899 Palouse Whitman County Washington, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1943 Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii, USA Karl Leslie Cox was a son of Robert T. Cox and wife, Hattie V. Cox of Whitman Co., Washington. He was married on 9/23/1919 in Nezperce Co., Idaho to Mildred Eleanor Weller. They were the parents of the following children:
Karl was one of 98 civilian government employees murdered by the Japanese while being held as prisoners of war. Incident is known as the Wake Island Massacre. He is buried in a mass grave with his comrades, Plot G, Grave 68.
Cox Family Lineage: Solomon Cox b. 1798, TN; Jesse Cox b. 1820 MO; Robert T. Cox b. 1854 OR; Karl Leslie Cox b. 1899, above.
Children: Alan Russell Cox (1924 - 2001)*
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii, USA Plot: Wake Island Defenders Group, G68
Maintained by: Martha Mitchem Graham Originally Created by: Kathy Margrave Record added: Dec 19, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 23492817
Karl Cox's Timeline
June 29, 1899
Palouse, Whitman, Washington, USA
October 7, 1943
Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
November 15, 1924
Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, USA