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Horace William COOKE

Regimental number2799
Place of birthDarlinghurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit salesman
Address10 Nicholson Street, Balmain East, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Shaw, 10 Nicholson Street, Balmain East, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 26 June 1915 - 2nd Bn 9th Reinforcements; taken on strength 2nd Bn 6 January 1916; Lcpl 18 May 1916; wounded Pozieres July 1916.
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Age at death26
Place of burialHermies Hill British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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