Capt. Arthur Ditmus Cox

Senior Deacon

Capt Arthur Cox served under the Indian infantry of the 69th Punjabis Regiment. The 69th Punjabis were an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. They could trace their origins to 1759, when they were raised as the 10th Battalion Coast Sepoys.

The regiment’s first engagement was during the Carnatic Wars, this was followed by service during the Battle of Sholinghur in the Second Anglo-Mysore War and the Third Anglo-Mysore War.

They also took part in the annexation of Pegu during the Second Anglo-Burmese War.

He was initiated in the United Service Lodge 2735 which was consecrated in 1898 was now meeting at the Masonic Hall, Bangalore, Mysore, India