Final Journey

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox, 90, from Stockton takes place at St Bede’s Chapel at Teesside crematorium earlier this morning. After Mr Cox, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, died no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal went out for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed over two hundred members of the public, veterans and serving military attended to pay their respects…

Here’s a selection of some of the pictures I shot during the service…

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The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox from Stockton takes place at St Bede's Chapel at Teesside crematorium. After Mr Cox's death, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal for people to attend so that the death of a veteran would not go unnoticed around two hundred members of the public and military attended to pay their respects.

 

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