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Harold John Thomas HOOK

Regimental number1712
Place of birthForsyth Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, NSW
SchoolGlebe Superior Public School and Forest Lodge Public School, Sydney, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Phyliss', Wade Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hook, Phyllis, Wade Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rollz 2 A TMB
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Served in Gallipoli until evacuation, and then Sinai Desert and then France. Killed in action whilst defending trench mortar against paid.
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Harold John
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No, 25), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Augustus and Ellen HOOK. Native of Campsie, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins: One died of wounds, the other died of illness.

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