William Joseph COOK


COOK, William Joseph

Service Number: 3328
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woorndoo, Vic., 1896
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Woorndoo State School
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 26 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3328, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3328, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
26 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3328, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
26 Sep 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 3328, 57th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George and Eliza COOK, Benbow Street, Ararat, Victoria