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This photograph shows Bernard Cox in uniform, taken while he was stationed in Rome during WWII.He (1905-1970) was a well known Palmerston North architect. He was born in Dunedin where he studied architecture, before leaving to study and work in the USA and Canada in 1928. Bernard returned to New Zealand, settling in Palmerston North in 1935. He set up a practice as an architect, specialising in residential work. Mr Cox married Mrytle (nee Schelerike) in 1936 and they had two daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth. Bernard Cox retired in 1961. During the Second World War he served first in the Home Guard and then overseas as an engineer in the NZEF. He returned in January 1946.

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2013N_COX_Pi665_006891
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Sergeant Bernard Cox in Rome
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Public Photograph Collection Pi 665
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Rome
Date
November 20, 1944

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