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|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Date Made||c 1918|
|Copyright holder||Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd|
|Credit line||Courtesy Kerry Stokes Collection, the Louis and Antoinette Thuillier Collection|
|Description||Original grave marker of 6280 Private (Pte) Cyril Burge Cooke, 18th Battalion. A fitter's assistant from Lidcombe, NSW, Pte Cooke embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Suevic (A29) on 11 November 1916. He died of wounds on 11 May 1918. Pte Cooke's name has been misspelled on the cross. |
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.