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John Ashley Cook

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Portrait of Corporal John Ashley Cook (later Sergeant MM). Archives New Zealand,  AALZ 25044 2 / F917. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
Portrait of Corporal John Ashley Cook (later Sergeant MM). A … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Ashley AWMM
  • Surname
    Cook AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/158 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 December 1887 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Otorohanga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Cook (father), Point Street, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5/158 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 20 December 1914 AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of John & Margaret COOK (nee McLean). They had six children – Robert Haldane (b1885), John Ashley (b1886), Sydney George Milne (b1888), Margaret Irene (b1891), Leonard Lloyd (b1897) and Gwendolyn Agnes Carrie (b1908).

    His brother Sydney George Milne COOK (48703) was killed in Belgium on the 12th Oct 1917. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 October 1960 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 145 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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03 December 2018SandraWaipuResearcher
28 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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