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John COOK

Regimental number1128
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolHumphrey Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 7.75"
Next of kinMrs A Pyke, 36 Russell Street, North Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets and in 70th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1163
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOK John

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