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Herbert William COOKE

Regimental number425
Place of birthDundathee, Maryborough, Queensland
SchoolBulwer State School and Logan Village State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCedar Creek, Beenleigh, Southport Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinGeorge Henry Cooke, Eumundi, North Line, Queensland
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1915
Place of death or woundingQuinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death30 April 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret COOKE, The State School, Eumundi, Queensland. Native of Maryborough, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers and stepbrothers; cousins.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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