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Herbert Francis Cook

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Cook AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Francis Herbert Cook AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 November 1859 AWMM RussellNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1939-1945 AWMM
    WW2 AWMM
    World War II AWMM
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  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whaler/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ellen Cook, father of Bessie.

    Herbert Francis Cook was Skipper of SS Hananui II which was a whale chaser based in Whangamumu, Northland, New Zealand. The vessel was chartered by the New Zealand Government in 1918 for minesweeping and the crew including Cook were provided with the charter. They were assisted by Royal Australian Naval Brigade (RANB) which was responsible for exploding the discovered mines that had previously been laid by the German raider Wolf.

    Names variously ordered as Francis Herbert Cook or Herbert Francis Cook. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 December 1934 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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