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Sidney Ernest COOKE

Regimental number4568
Place of birthBethnal Green, London, England
SchoolBoard School, Bow, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
Address116 Albion Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 6.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinBrother, P P Cook, 43 Leichhardt Avenue, Runford, Stratford, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4757
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialV.C. Corner (Panel 7), Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOKE Sidney Ernest

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