Thomas Cooke, VC

Date of birth1881-07-05 Kaikoura, Marlborough, New Zealand 
Other  1912  Migrated to Australia. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1915-02-16  Alooted as a reinforcement to the 24th Battalion. 
Date of embarkation  1915-11  Embarked for Egypt. 
Date promoted  1915-11-25  Appointed Acting Corporal. 
Awarded Victoria Cross  1916-07-24 - 1916-07-25  For action at Pozieres, France whilst serving with 8 Battalion, 2 Brigade, 1 Division as a Private 
Date of death1916-07-25 Pozieres, France