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John Meryick COOK

Regimental number6866
Place of birthCaveside, Tasmania
SchoolCaveside State School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Miss M B Cook, Caveside via Deloraine, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteers.
Enlistment date11 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho-pneumonia in England.
FateDied of disease 25 January 1917
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 159), Willltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary COOK

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