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George COOK

Regimental number2144
Place of birthPortland, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Elijah William Cook, North Portland, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateDied as a result of accident 26 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29.11
Place of burialBaupaume Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Wlijah and Lucy COOK, Portland, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: Leslie thomas Collyer.

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