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John Percival Higgins Cook

Name on Board JPH Cook
Name on Service
John Percival Higgins  Cook
Enlistment Age 18
Occupation Carpenter
Place of Birth Ballarat, Vic
Next of Kin Mrs A Pyke
Address 36 Russell St, North Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 15/09/1914
Service No. 1163
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 22/12/1914
Embarkation Ship HMAT Themistocles A32
Unit on Embarkation 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 18/09/1918
Unit on Death 46th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
France (Initially buried 3,000 yards east of Vendelles)
Cemetery or Memorial Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Jeancourt, Picardie, France
Additional Information John Higgins sailed with the Second Convoy of 19 ships which departed from Albany, Western Australia on 31 December 1914. John Cook married Harriett Poole in England, 18 July 1918.
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