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Sydney Stevenson COOKE

Regimental number9
Place of birthStafford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
AddressPolice Depot, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Cooke, Sandibanks, Hailsham, Sussex, England
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Eliza COOKE, 48 Commercial Road, Southampton, England. Native of Stafford, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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