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Frank Mitchell COOK

Regimental number6127
Place of birthKingston on Thames, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Wm Cook, Creek Farm, Toogooloowa, Queensland
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollTrench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1916
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 30), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and William COOK, Main Street, Upper Paddington, Queensland. Native of Ulverstone, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: Capt W.B. Cook, Victorian Contingent.

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