|Rank:||Company Sergeant Major|
|Alternative Address:||Artillery Barracks, Longford; Finsbury, London, Middlesex, U.K.|
Resident at the Artillery Barracks, Longford (name given as James in error)
|Regiment/Unit:||Royal Army Service Corps, 16th Company|
|Date of Death:||23-01-1919|
|Cause:||Natural causes, Richmond Hospital, Dublin|
|Memorial:||Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford|
John Knox was born c.1882, in Finsbury, Middlesex, the son of a printer. On the 19 November 1906, he married Josephine Murray of Bridge Street, Longford. Their daughter, Marion Josephine was born in April 1909; mother and child were living with her parents at the time of the 1911 Census.
Prior to enlisting with the Army, John worked as a porter. Knox enlisted in the Army Service Corps at Dalson, England, in June 1899, earning both 1st and 2nd Class education certificates by 1905, allowing him to be promoted through the ranks. He served in the Second Boer War in South Africa from 1901-1902, including engagements in the Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony. During the Great War, Knox served on the western front in France.
He was discharged from the Army in December 1918 on medical grounds. John died of a complications related to a perforated ulcer, two months after the end of the Great War. His widow, Josephine, was listed as next-of-kin.
|Parents Names:||Son of Isaac Knox, 6 Whitecross Place, Finsbury, London|
|Notes:||John's widow, Josephine, died in 1921. After the death of their parents, Marion lived with her maternal grandmother in 8 Wards Terrace Longford. Note to admin: continue from here http://interactive.ancestry.co.uk/1219/30599_157816-00517/1109505?backUrl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.co.uk%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3f_phsrc%3dmfY2274%26_phstart%3dsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3dtrue%26indiv%3d1%26db%3dbritisharmyservice%26gss%3dangs-d%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26gsfn%3dJohn%26gsfn_x%3dNP_NN_NIC%26gsln%3dKnox%26gsln_x%3dNN%26msbdy%3d1882%26msddy%3d1919%26msdpn__ftp%3dDublin%2c%2520Dublin%2c%2520Ireland%26msdpn%3d91953%26msdpn_PInfo%3d8-%257C0%257C1652381%257C0%257C3250%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C5302%257C91953%257C0%257C0%257C%26MSAV%3d1%26uidh%3dja4%26pcat%3d39%26fh%3d3%26h%3d1109505%26recoff%3d%26ml_rpos%3d4&ssrc=#?imageId=30599_157816-00536|