L/Cpl
Mervyn John Cook

Information about birth

Year of birth:
1896
Place of birth:
Colac, Victoria, Australia

General information

Last known residence:
46 Britannia Street, Geelong West, Victoria, Argentina
Profession:
Labourer
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Australia
Force:
Australian Imperial Force
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Service number:
2609
Enlistment date:
17/07/1915
Enlistment place:
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Units:
 —  Australian Infantry, 21st Bn. (Victoria)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
04/10/1917
Place of death:
Tokio, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
21

Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel: 23Z

Distinctions and medals 2

Points of interest 4

#1 Place of birth
#2 Last known residence
#3 Enlistment place
#4 ‘Place of death’

My story

Zie Red Cross van O'Brien Alfred en Pryke James Alexander
Getuigenis van JOHN STANLEY WARNER 6146

Sources 5

21st Infantry Battalion (Australian War Memorial, Campbell (AWM), AWM4 23/38/26).
https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C1342420
Sources used
Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau (Australian War Memorial, Campbell (AWM), RCDIG1064166).
https://www.awm.gov.au/
Sources used
First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1914-1920 (National Archives of Australia, Canberra (NAA), B2455).
https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/
Sources used
McCarthy Chris, "Passchendaele: The Day-by-Day Account" (London: Arms and Armour, s.d.), 99.
Sources used
Unit embarkation nominal rolls, 1914-18 War (Australian War Memorial, Campbell (AWM), AWM8).
https://www.awm.gov.au/
Sources used

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