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Leonard Roy COOK

OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr Cook, 18 Elphin Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 18 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt George Alfred COOK, 2nd Australian Tunnelling Corps, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 6801 Pte Francis william James COOK, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 18 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Gassed at Pozieres.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1923

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