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John COOK

Regimental number13761
Place of birthSheffield, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W G Cook, 'Terralinna', 27 Thomas Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For gallant and valuable work at Verbranden Loading Post, South East of Ypres on 14 March 1918.'
Recommendation date: 16 March 1918

FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row J, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Kate COOK, 109 Wardell Road, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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