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George Henry COOKE

Regimental number709
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorth Street, Nowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs. O.J. Harding, 149 Avenue Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 20 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 June 1980
Age at death89
Place of burialNowra Cemetery, New South Wales

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