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Soldier profiles

Name : COOK, WARWICK RODGER
Service Number : VX56485
Date of Birth : 07/03/1920
Place of Birth : COROWA, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 22/05/1941
Locality on Enlistment : BROCKLESBY, NSW
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : COOK, W
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 15/01/1943
Age at Death : 22
Community Roll of Honour : WODONGA (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 138. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 15/01/1943 / KILLED DURING BOMB NEAR MISS ON HELLSHIP / AT SEA BAY OF BENGAL
P.O.W. Camps (details) : BICYCLE (JAVA), CHANGI (SINGAPORE)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0018 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6123319 [DIGITISED], Barcode 31707013 [DIGITISED], Barcode 31707014 [DIGITISED], Barcode 32515201 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Willunga Catholic Cemetery plaque (South Australia)

Background : Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Sarah Cook, of Wodonga, Victoria, Australia.