COOKE, Wesley John

Service Number –   7097.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   16th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   9  August  1916.

Address on Enlistment –   Cowcowing,  Korrelocking,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Farmer.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  John  Henry  Cooke,  Mother-  Emily  Cooke,  both  of  Cowcowing,  W. A.

 

Religion –   Methodist.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  23  December  1916  on  HMAT  A35  “ Berrima “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   31  March  1918.

Place –   Somme,  France.

Age at Death –   23.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Doullens  Communal  Cemetery  Extension No. 1,  Somme,  France  ( Plot  V1,  Row  F,  Grave  No. 20 ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   79.

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