Bosnia 2002-2003; Afghanistan 2008
Maj Simon Cox was born in North York, Ontario. He joined the Calgary Highlanders in 1998 and deployed to Bosnia in 2002-2003 as part of the Composite Reserve Infantry Company attached to First Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.
In 2008 he deployed to Afghanistan as a member of the Operational Mentor and Liaison Team. He was awarded a Mention in Dispatches for his actions there. Promoted to lieutenant-colonel in 2017, he commanded the Calgary Highlanders 2017-2018.
Interview with Maj Simon Cox
Maj Simon Cox, Calgary Highlanders, Bosnia 2002-2003; PPCLI, Afghanistan 2008. Interviewed 13 July 2016