Frederick Harry COOK

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COOK, Frederick Harry

Service Number: 1234
Enlisted: 5 May 1915, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Caramut, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Caramut, Moyne, Victoria
Schooling: Warrnambool College, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 December 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row I, Grave 11 Chaplain H.S. Reid officiated Headstone inscription reads: Nearer my God to Thee
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1234, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1234, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1234, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1234, 26th Infantry Battalion, In the field
1 Dec 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 1234, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick William and Mary Cook of Caramut, Victoria

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