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Clive Ernest Alexander COOK

Date of birth29 July 1891
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolState School, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Other trainingSchool of Mines; International Correspondence School
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationElectrician
Address177 Piesse Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F G E Cooke, 177 Piesse Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 84th Infantry (Gold Fields) Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Final unit incorrectly shown on Nominal Roll as 11th Bn.
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No 15), Villers-Bretoonneux, Somme, France
Commemoration details152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Frederica Georgina Elizabeth Cooke, 177 Piesse Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation and Nominal Rolls as COOK. Address incorrectly entered as Presse Street.
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOK Clive Ernest Alexander

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