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Charles Horace COOK

Regimental number3792
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
Address62 Dudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Cook, 62 Dudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest measurement.
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date21 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Clarence.
Date of death29 December 1968
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOK Charles Horace

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