"Loved in life, mourned in silence"
Baptismal Font at St Begh's R.C. Church, Whitehaven
(Joseph Fox & his siblings were baptised in this font)
Private Joseph (Joe) Fox, The Border Regiment served with the 5th, 7th and 4th Regiments between 1939 and 1942. In 1942 Private Fox, who came originally from Whitehaven, was in India with the 4th Battalion when he contracted an undiagnosed fever. He passed away on 5 July 1942 and was laid to rest in Ranchi War Cemetery.
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