Donald Walter COOKE

COOKE, Donald Walter

Service Number: 1338
Enlisted: 30 October 1914, Liverpool Camp, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bondi, New South Wales, Australia, 20 April 1895
Home Town: Richmond (NSW), Hawkesbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Auburn Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 19, Lone Pine Memorial.
Memorials: Auburn Boys Public School Pictorial Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Richmond War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

30 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Liverpool Camp, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 1338, 3rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 1338, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1338, 3rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Richard and Mima COOKE, 'Atherton', Kerrs Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales.

Donald Cooke, who died of wounds received at the Dardanelles resided with his parents some three ov four years ago on Conlon's farm, Freeman's Reach, now occupied by Mr. O. Garrad. The parents now reside on The Terrace, North Richmond.