Sutlej, for Sobraon 1846, no clasp (Lieut. 4th Batn. Arty.), Punjab , 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Lieut. 1st Bde. H. Arty.), Indian Mutiny, no clasp (Captn., 4th Compy. 4th Bn. Bl. Art.)
Punjab claw neatly pinnedat one time.
William Frederick Cox
Born on 16 March 1827, son of Captain (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Thomas Cox, 28th Madras Native Infantry. Cox attended Addiscombe from 1842 to 1844. He was commissioned in the Bengal Artillery on 7 June 1844, serving in 5 Battalion on arrival in India. He took part in the Sutlej campaign and was present at the battle of Sobraon on 10 February 1846, and was promoted 1st Lieutenant on 19 September 1846. Cox was later present with 1 Brigade, Bengal Horse Artillery, in the Punjab campaign and served at the passage of the Chenab, Ramnugger, and at the battles of Chilianwala and Goojerat. He served subsequently with 3 Brigade, then with 9 Battalion and later with 4 Battalion at the time of the Indian Mutiny. During the Mutiny when he was with 4 Company, 4 Battalion, he took part in the action at Russoolpore, and at the taking of the fort of Mittowlee. Promoted 1st Captain on 27 April 1858, he subsequently served with 5 Battalion, 25 Brigade, and with 22 and 19 Brigades. He was promoted Local Major on 7 June 1864, and Brevet Major on 30 January 1868. Cox retired on 19 November 1869. Brevet Major Cox died at Bisham, Great Marlow, on 24 March 1888, aged 61.