Percy Cox

Major-General Sir Percy Zachariah Cox GCMG GCIE KCSI KBE DL (20 November 1864 – 20 February 1937) was a British Indian Army officer and Colonial Office administrator in the Middle East. He was one of the major figures in the creation of the current Middle East.


Sir Percy Zachariah Cox

Sir Percy Cox
Nickname(s)Coccus
Kokus (Kokkus)
Born(1864-11-20)20 November 1864
Harwood Hall, Herongate, Essex, England
Died20 February 1937(1937-02-20) (aged 72)
Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, England
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
 British Indian Army
Years of service1884–1923
RankMajor-General
AwardsKnight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

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