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John Clement HOOKE

Regimental number1212
Place of birthKensington, London, England
SchoolHurst Pier Point, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia30.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeongatha, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, John Hooke, 16 New Street, Bishopsgate London Ec, England
Enlistment date10 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed in the Boer War in South Africa. Held South African Medal Cape Colony. He was an excellent rifle shot and won many prizes for shooting.
FateDied of disease 7 March 1915
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row b, Grave No. 170), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Avis HOOKE, Birdhurst Rise, Croydon, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: U.L. Hooke Lt. Col. 7th Queens Royal West Surrey Regt. was killed in France on 21st June, 1917.

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