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Number Private 1212
Battalion 14th Battalion
Place of Birth Kensington London
Next of Kin Mr. James Hooke Bishopsgate London
Date and place of enlistment Leongatha 10/11/1914
Physical details on enlistment. Age 35 years 6 months, 5'6",
11 stone 3 pounds, hazel eyes and light brown hair.
Religion Church of England
Date and place of death
He died of illness in Cairo Egypt on 7/3/1915
Location of grave or memorial
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Cairo Egypt
Relationship to Woorayl Shire
He enlisted in Leongatha
He attended Hurst Pier Point School , Sussex, England
Place of Association Auburn
10/11/14 He enlisted in Leongatha
22/12/1914 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Ulysses
He spent 11 years in the Rifle Brigade in UK
He served in the Boer War in South Africa.. Held South African Medal Cape Colony. He was an excellent rifle shot and won many prizes for shooting.
His brother U. L. Hooke Lt Col. 7th Queens Royal West Surrey Regt. He was killed in France on 21/6/17.
His family received John�s medals.
HOOKE, John Clement
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