Sydney Stevenson COOKE

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # 8871

Rank?

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

Rank:  Private

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

Age:  35

Funeral date?

Funeral location?

Buried atIsolated 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

Sydney Stevenson COOKE - KIA 9 May 1915

S S COOKE 1 - NSWP - KIA

S S COOKE 6 - NSWP - KIA

S S COOKE 2 - NSWP - KIA

S S COOKE 3 - NSWP - KIA

S S COOKE 4 - NSWP - KIA

S S COOKE 5 - NSWP - KIA

SYDNEY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
* NOT JOB RELATED

 

 Funeral location:

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’

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