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Harry Alexander COOKE

Regimental number2332
Place of birthAlstonville New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressAlstonville, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Dixon Cooke, Alstonville via Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 5 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2333 Gunner Arthur Dixon COOKE, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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