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Alfred James COOK

Regimental number6303
Place of birthMoora, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWatheroo, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Alexander Herman Cook, Barberton, via Moora, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 28 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 227), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander H. and Martha Ann COOK, PO, Moora, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6304 Pte Herman Alexander COOK, 28th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: England:

Embarked from Fremantle, 23 December 1916; admitted to ship's hospital, 19 January 1917; discharged, 26 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917.

Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 14 March 1917 (bronchitis: serious); died, 28 March 1917.

Medal: British War Medal