Hector COOK

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COOK, Hector

Service Number: 1633
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kirkcaldy, Scotland., date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, France, 22 January 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Grave III. D. 21. INSCRIPTION GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN TO LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1633, 36th Infantry Battalion
13 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1633, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 26 and the son of Thomas and Janet Cook. He is one of some 20 Australian casualties of the Great War who are commemorated on the Kirkcaldy War Memorial.