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David Alexander COOK

Regimental number2351
Date of birth14 July 1881
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBeards Loose Bag, Galaquil, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs Agnes M Cook, Beards Loose Bag, Galaquil, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4784 Pte Henry COOK, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 March 1918; 32291 Driver James COOK, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death2 August 1952
Age at death71
Place of burialTraralgon Cemetery, Victoria

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