Descendants of Henry KNOX & Mary JOYCE


12. Joseph Edward KNOX (William Thomas , Henry ) was born on 18 Feb 1888 in Wellington.

Appears to have served in the Australian Armed Forces in WW1: Joseph Edward Knox - Australian Imperial Force - Private, 17th Infantry Battalion, No.253 . Record held by Archives NZ.

Joseph married Catherine Marie KING daughter of Peter Joseph KING and Catherine Josephine KEARNS in Dec 1920. Catherine was born in 1890. She died in Sep 1973.

They had the following children:

+ 49 M i Raymond Anthony KNOX
+ 50 M ii Keith Patrick KNOX
+ 51 F iii Enid Theresa Rose KNOX

13. John James KNOX (William Thomas , Henry ) was born on 23 Aug 1890 in Wellington. He died on 3 Aug 1918. John was employed as Driver.

Two versions of death event:
1. Drowned when Hospital Ship he was on was torpedoed in English Channel
2. Official List of Casualties has him 'Lost Overboard' England x France

In Memory of JOHN JAMES KNOX, Private 63622, Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. who died on
Saturday, 3rd August 1918. Age 27. Additional Information: as a result of an attack by an enemy submarine in the English Channel. Son of William Thomas and Lillian Knox; husband of Rose Margaret Knox, of 12, Hospital Rd., Newtown, Wellington.

Commemorative Information
Memorial: WELLINGTON PROVINCIAL MEMORIAL, New Zealand. Location: The Wellington Provincial Memorial is situated in Wellington (Karori) Cemetery on Karori Road, in the north-western part of Wellington. The memorial was originally built to commemorate 65 soldiers from the Wellington Military District who died during the 1914-1918 War and who were buried at sea. The names of 20 servicemen who lost their lives during the 1939-1945 War I

John married Rose Margaret Delia KING daughter of Peter Joseph KING and Catherine Josephine KEARNS on 5 Nov 1915 in St Joseph's, Wellington. Rose was born on 26 Jan 1892 in Leenane, Connemara, Ireland. She died on 17 Feb 1984 in Levin. She was buried in Makara Cemetary, Wellington.

They had the following children:

+ 52 M i Lionel William KNOX
+ 53 F ii Kathleen Frances Lillian KNOX

14. Mary (Queenie) KNOX (William Thomas , Henry )

Mary married (1) Earl CREWDSON.

They had the following children:

  54 F i Valerie CREWDSON
  55 F ii Kathleen CREWDSON
  56 F iii Pauline CREWDSON
  57 M iv Earl CREWDSON

Mary married (2) Roderick HARRINGTON. Roderick was born in 1909.

16. Alfred KNOX (William Thomas , Henry ) was born in 1895.

Alfred married Josephine HENNESSY.

They had the following children:

+ 58 F i Joyce Lillian Mary KNOX
+ 59 M ii Charles James KNOX
+ 60 F iii Mary Kathleen KNOX
  61 F iv Patricia Mary KNOX was born on 27 Dec 1925. She died on 8 Jan 2011 in Upper Hutt.

Religious Sister of Missionary; Sisters of the Society of Mary
+ 62 M v John Michael KNOX
+ 63 M vi William Trevor KNOX

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