COOK, Robert Ernest
(Service number 30058)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 3 October 1876 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 185 Victoria Street, Christchurch
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Robert Leslie COOK (brother), 185 Victoria Street, Christchurch
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 15th Reforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

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Post-war Occupations


Date 14 September 1959 Age 83 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 125, Plot 5
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Ernest Cook was born in 1876 at Waimate. When he enlisted he gave his address as that of his brother in Christchurch.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 december 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru district Council) 30 December 2016]

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