Ernest William COOK MM

COOK, Ernest William

Service Number: 2286
Enlisted: 3 April 1916, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Cardwell, Queensland, 15 January 1889
Home Town: Cardwell, Queensland
Schooling: Cardwell State School
Occupation: Licensee (Marine Hotel)
Died: Accidental (shot gun), Cardwell, Queensland, 1 February 1922, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Cardwell Cemetery, Qld
Memorials: Cardwell Roll of Honour, Tully RSL Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2286, Townsville, Queensland
21 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2286, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2286, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane
2 Aug 1917: Wounded Private, SN 2286, 41st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
4 Oct 1917: Wounded Private, SN 2286, 41st Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge, 2nd occasion
24 Apr 1918: Honoured Military Medal, Villers-Bretonneux, Awarded for conspicuous service and bravery in the field
5 May 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 41st Infantry Battalion
30 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2286, 41st Infantry Battalion

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