Sydney Stevenson COOKE
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 8871
Stations: ?, Taree
Service with NSW Police Force: From 12 August 1908 to 9 May 1915
Service with Australian Imperial Force ( A.I.F.): ( Volunteered ) From 18 August 1914 – 9 May 1915
Regiment attached to: First Infantry, Brigade Headquarters
Regd. # 9
Awards: British War Medal issued, 1914 /15 Star issued 14 February 1965, Victory Medal issued
Born: ? ? 1882 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Died on: 9 May 1915
Cause: KIA on 9 May 1915
Death location: Dardanelles, Gallipoli peninsula
Funeral date: ?
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: Isolated Graves ANZAC. Inland from Bridges Rd, around McLaurins Hill, about 1/2 mile east of ANZAC Cover, Gallipoli Grave # 1
Memorial stone: Row B, Grave 9
[alert_blue]SYDNEY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_blue] * NOT JOB RELATED
Constable Sydney Stevenson COOKE was a Constable with the NSW Police Force when he voluntarily enlisted on the 18 August 1914, aged 32, to join the Australian Imperial Forces for the War. He gave his address, at enlistment, as the Police Depot, Sydney.
He sailed from Sydney aboard the ‘Euripides’ on the 20 October 1914 with the Rank of ‘Private’