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Leslie Thomas COOK

Regimental number5461
Place of birthWattle Flat, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Wattle Flat, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWattle Flat via Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Cook, Pineville Wattle Flat via Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds.
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 7), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth COOK, Wattle Flat, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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