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Eric Trevor COOK

Regimental number6970
Place of birthSummer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostman
AddressDarling Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A Cook, Wilson Street, Lawson, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 June 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot 3, Row B, Grave No 11), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Officers of the PMG's Department in New South Wales Honour Roll. Parents: Alfred and Jane Cook, 'Yamba', Wattle Street, Lawson, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 10944 Sapper Victor Frank STUCKEY, 2nd Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 10 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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