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Rosslyn Charles COOK

Regimental number4668
Place of birthSt Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolTempe Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKing Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cook, King Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Compulsory Training Corps.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death21.1
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 2,) Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sophia COOK, "Rosslyn", King Street, Mascot, New South Wales. Native of Cook's River, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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