The AIF Project

William George COOKE

Regimental number2140
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
SchoolKingower State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKingower, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFriend, Jacob Kenrickson, Kingower, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death38
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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