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George Cook ASHDOWN

Regimental number3662
Place of birthCamperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShearer
AddressCunnamulla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Mrs Josephine Nugent, Marie Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot X, Row F, Grave 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth Cook ASHDOWN. Native of Camperdown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

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