Ernest Coker

Name

Ernest Coker

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

15/07/1916
18

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
14093
Bedfordshire Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE
III. H. 1.
France

UK Memorials

Memorial Plaque, St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon
Memorial Plaque, Memorial Hall, Bovingdon

Pre War

Born in 1897 and baptised on 1 Aug 1897 in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire son of George and Elizabeth Coker and living in Longcroft Cottages, Bovingdon in 1911 and later in Great Berkhamsted.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Watford, entered France on 24 Aug 1915 and was killed in action on the Somme at the Battle of Bazentin.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Dick West