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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

Occupation Labourer

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

Military History

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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