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Percy Hamilton COOK

Regimental number1461
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinStep-Brother, Mrs Sarah Teresa Cook, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBuire, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35.10
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah COOK. Native of Laura, South Australia

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