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George COOK

Regimental number869
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address8 Service Crescent, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Arabrian Cook, 8 Service crescent, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, South Melbourne.
Enlistment date3 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAnzac Cyclist Battalion, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number12/2/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death22
Place of burialLa Neuville British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary COOK, 46 Kempson Street, Kensington, Victoria, Australia. Native of South Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrother: Charles W. Cook, killed Messines.

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