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Albert William COOK

Regimental number1962
Place of birthBox Hill, Victoria
SchoolNew College, Box Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEstate agent
AddressJohn Richard Ellingworth, Station Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thomas Cook, Watt Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in No. 5 Squadron Garrison Troops ALH, Victoria
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death26
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsCousin: Capt H.J. Cool MCM, 16th Bn.

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