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Henry Page COOK

Regimental number7613
Place of birthFrankston, Victoria
Other NamesHarry Page
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressRegent Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Cook, same address
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Reserve Park 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 10 Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For meritorious service and devotion to duty. This soldier has been conspicuous for his courage and devotion to duty, particularly during the operations from VILLERS BRETONNEUX to PERONNE, August - September 1918. He is the first to volunteer for special transport work, taking him to forward positions under fire, regardless of his own personal risk. His courage and cheerfulness is an example to all.'

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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