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John Frederick George GOOK

Regimental number2947
Place of birthBridgewater on Loddon, Victoria
SchoolState School
OccupationMill hand
AddressYea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gook, Yea, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd anz Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 7 December 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 26), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen GOOK, Melbourne road, Yea, Victoria. Native of Bridgewater, Victoria
Family/military connections3 cousins, killed.

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