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Benjamin HOOKE

Regimental number1236
Place of birthDungog New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressDingadee, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Frederick Augustus Hooke, Dingadee, Dungog, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1426 Pte Alfred Augustus HOOKE, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917; 524 Driver James HOOKE MM, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 25 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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