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Henry Joseph William RHOOK

Regimental number2135
Place of birthHamilton Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressEversley Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Matthew Charles Rhook, Eversley Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 10A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs Mathew RHOOK, Eversley Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2134 Pte Arthur James RHOOK, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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