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Henry George COOK

Regimental number2608
Place of birthMarton, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address34 Waratah Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry G Cook, 34 Waratah Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Moldavia on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlaisted 17 July 1915 - 21st Bn 6th Reinforcements; taken on strength 21st Bn 7 January 1916; mortally wounded 23 December 1916.
FateDied of wounds 23 December 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death23
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VL, Row G, Grave No. 6), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93

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