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George Frederick COOK

Regimental number843
Place of birthRozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolDarling Road Public School, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Address21 Nelson Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth Annie Cook, 21 Nelson Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 20), Bois-Greiner, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth COOK, Cardiff, New South Wales. Native of Rozelle, Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother, killed; cousins.

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