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Harry Ripley COOK

Regimental number1161
Place of birthCarlton RSC, near Selby, Yorkshire, England
SchoolCatholic School and Board School, England
Other trainingNil
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address63 Arthur Street, Withernsea, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Selina Cook, 63 Arthur Street, Withernsea, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 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 Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90

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