Topic: AIF - NZMRB - CMR
Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment
Roll of Honour
Rudolph Grattan Cooke
A brief military biography of Rudolph Grattan Cooke
Address: Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand.
Embarkation details: Unit embarked fromWellington, New Zealand, on board HMNZT 14 Willochra on 14 December 1914.
Embarkation Roll Page: Volume I, 70.
Embarkation Unit name: Canterbury Mounted Rifles, 2nd Reinforcement.
Enlistment date: 5 August 1915.
Fate: Killed in Action 23 December 1916.
Marital status: Single.
Next of kin: Mrs G.S. Cooke (mother), Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand.
Place of death or wounding: Magdhaba, Sinai Peninsular, Egypt.
Rank at death: Sergeant [Sgt].
Rank on enlistment: Trooper.
Regimental number: 7/703.
Unit from Nominal Roll: Canterbury Mounted Rifles.
Lest we forget
The Cenotaph Database hosted by the Auckland Museum.Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919.
CWGC files, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Debt of Honour Register.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Citation: Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment, Roll of Honour, Rudolph Grattan Cooke