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THOMAS PURDY COOKE

COOKE, THOMAS PURDY
RANK:  SAPPER            SERIAL NO:  4/37A

UNIT:    N.Z. ENGINEERS, 1st DIV. FIELD COY. BRITISH SECTION 

BORN:    09/10/1883      -  DESS, NORFOLK, ENGLAND

DIED:      26/05/1915                      

PLACE:  AT SEA FROM GALLIPOLI

SINGLE:        RELIGION:   ANGLICAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:  Mrs COOKE (mother). 

SIBLINGS:  

NEXT OF KIN:  Mrs COOKE (mother), 59 Christchurch Rd, Norwich, UK    

OCCUPATION:  PLUMBER

EMPLOYER:  SELF

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  

HEIGHT:  5’ 7½”    WEIGHT:    10st.         CHEST: 36”

COMP:           EYES:                HAIR:    

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   LONE PINE MEMORIAL, ANZAC
            

ENLISTED:   BULFORD, ENGLAND        DATE:  09/12/1914

MAIN BODY:     YES           REINFORCEMENT:    

MILITARY RECORD:
09/12/1914.  ATTACHED IN ENGLAND TO NZEF.
12/12/1914.  LEFT ENGLAND.
24/12/1914.  ARRIVED EGYPT.
26/05/1915.  DIED OF WOUNDS ABOARD SWEEPER CLACTION 
                 IN DARDANELLES.

                                                                            

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.