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George COOKE

Regimental number90
Place of birthLake Boga, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBuln Buln, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W.H. Cooke, Buln Buln, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Excellent work in maintaining communications under heavy fire. (Pozieeres).
Recommendation date: 18 September 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "18 June 1916 (Gallipoli)"

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death2 February 1964
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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