Reginald Alfred HOOK

HOOK, Reginald Alfred

Service Number: 7488
Enlisted: 15 February 1917, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Lewisham, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 27 December 1961, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
Cassis, Wall W, Niche 84 Cremated on 29 December 1961. Commemorated with a plaque in the Victoria Garden of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7488, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
31 Oct 1917: Involvement Sergeant, 7488, 3rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '7' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Euripides embarkation_ship_number: A14 public_note: ''
31 Oct 1917: Embarked Sergeant, 7488, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
9 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7488, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit due to Neurasthenia

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred Hook and Maude Eve Hook nee Rose of Sydney, NSW.

Husband of Alice Rose Hook nee Tucker of Denecon Road, Lewisham, NSW. Reginald and Alice married during 1912c in Sydney, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 4 December 1918 aboard HT Somerset disembarking on 15 January 1919 at Melbourne for onward travel to Sydney

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal