Lieutenant Vincent Fox

Regiment: Army Veterinary Corps
Attached: 8th Infantry Brigade
Date published: 28/01/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 26/08/1914
Cemetery: Caudry British Cemetery, Nord, France
Plot: III C 1
Information: Lieutenant Vincent Fox, attached to the 8th Infantry Brigade, was killed in the retreat from Mons. Lieut. Fox was a native of Hackballscross, Dundalk, where his family reside. He received an appointment in India as assistant to Dr. Spooner Hart, V.S. to the Governor- General in India and the Calcutta Turf Club. After 18 months in India he returned home, and having passed his exams, was gazetted Lieutenant on August 15th and attached to the 8th Infantry Brigade, with whom he went to France on August 17th, 1914.
Additional information: Lieut. Fox was the first member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to die during World War 1. More information at