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James COOK

Regimental number32291
Date of birth13 April 1893
Place of birthYarrum, Victoria
SchoolBalook State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBalook P O, via Traralgon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas A Cook, Balook P O, via Traralgon, Victoria
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4784 Pte Henry COOK, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 March 1918; 2351 Pte David Alexander COOK, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1972
Age at death79
Place of burialTraralgon Cemetery, Victoria

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