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Richard COOKE

Regimental number2588
Place of birthIslington, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Mrs Eliz Wright, Barnsbury Road, Islington London, England
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlsited 31 May 1915 - 9th Bn 8th Reinforcements; taken on strength 9th Bn 18 November 1915; Cpl 4 December 1915; mortally wounded 22 July 1916.
FateDied of wounds 15 December 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death40
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (Plot B, Row 10, Grave No. 158), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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