Left in Ireland up to 17 years old, with Grandmother
They had the following children:
He had the following children:
+ 18 F i Eileen KING
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 and Catherine had the following children:
+ 19 M i Raymond Anthony KNOX + 20 M ii Keith Patrick KNOX + 21 F iii Enid Theresa Rose KNOX
Rose married John James KNOX son of William Thomas KNOX and Lillian MONKS on 5 Nov 1915 in St Joseph's, Wellington. John 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.
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 and Rose had the following children:
+ 22 M i Lionel William KNOX + 23 F ii Kathleen Frances Lillian KNOX