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Henry COOK

Regimental number4784
Date of birth1879
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBalook PO, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Cook, Balook PO, Victoria
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Ann COOK
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 32291 Driver James COOK, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919; 2351 Pte David Alexander COOK, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 March 1940
Age at death60
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Victoria

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