John Raymond COCK


COCK, John Raymond

Service Number: 42564
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 9th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR)
Born: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 8 February 1939
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in action, South Vietnam, South Vietnam, Vietnam, 19 January 1969, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Gardens Path 11 Site 710A, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Adelaide Vietnam War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, Pooraka War Memorial, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall
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Vietnam War Service

1 Jul 1962: Involvement Sergeant, SN 42564
5 Nov 1968: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Sergeant, SN 42564, 9th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR), Operation Goodwood

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Birth: Feb. 8, 1939
South Australia, Australia
Death: Jan. 19, 1969
Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Vietnam

42564 Sergeant John Raymond Cock Age 29.
9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Cock was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy Province, 19th January 1969.

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42564 Sgt John Raymond Cock

8th February, 1939 – 19th January, 1969

Derrick Gardens, Path 11, Grave 710A, Centennial Park Cemetery, SA

42564 Sgt John Raymond Cock was born in Adelaide, SA. Aged 29 years, Sergeant John Cock of 2 Platoon, A Company, 9 RAR was killed by an enemy Anti-Tank Weapon (RPG) penetrating A Company’s perimeter while on Operation Goodwood.

9 RAR, with other Australian Battalions, was heavily engaged with the enemy in the area known as Hat Dich, 30 km n.w. of Nuit Dat.

Information from 9th Battalion RAR SA