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Record:
COOK, LAURENCE
Additional information:
Cemetery:
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
Australian

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Record identifier:
People (P10592072)
Name recorded:
Private Laurence Cook 835
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
25 June 1915
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1988797)
Name recorded:
Private Cook, Laurence 835
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2173385)
Name recorded:
Sapper Cook, Laurence Lewis 21098
Unit:
3rd Australian Division Signals Company
Record identifier:
People (P10711219)
Name recorded:
Sapper Laurence Lewis Cook 21098
Unit:
3rd Australian Division Signals Company
Date of enlistment:
26 June 1917
Date returned to Australia:
1 August 1919
Record identifier:
People (P10331476)
Name recorded:
Corporal Laurence Cook 835
Unit:
20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of death:
5 August 1916
Record identifier:
Roll of Honour (R1728174)
Name recorded:
Corporal Cook, Laurence 835
Unit:
20th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Name:
Colonel Cook
Context:
other
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 12 (Prince of Wales) Lancers (page 130)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel Cook
Context:
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Hussars (page 298)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Cook
Context:
joined
Date:
5 Aug 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Hussars (page 300)
Name:
departed_training G Cook
Context:
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 656)
Name:
Private V Cook
Context:
departed_training
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 656)