Eric Taylor Cook

Born: 30 March 1884

Died: 18 September 1918

Citation accompanying photograph from the Australian War Memorial.

Studio portrait of 6723 Private Eric Taylor Cook, 2nd Battalion of Mosman, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916. He was killed in action near Jeancourt, France on 18 September 1918 aged 34. He is buried in the Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, France. His cousin 11143 Gunner Alfred Rowland Westbrook, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, was killed in action on 27 August.

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