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Private 1212

14th Battalion

Kensington London

Mr. James Hooke Bishopsgate London

Leongatha, Victoria 10/11/1914

Age 35 years 6 months, 5'6", 11 stone 3 pounds, hazel eyes and light brown hair.

Church of England


He died of illness in Cairo Egypt on 7/3/1915

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Cairo Egypt

He enlisted in Leongatha, Victoria

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.



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HOOKE, John Clement

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