William Herbert Cook

Name

William Herbert Cook

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

09/10/1917
28

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
235631
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
1st/5th Bn.
"D" Coy.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Panel 42 to 47 and 162.
Belgium

Headstone

>N/A

UK Memorials

Braughing Village Memorial, St Mary’s Church Roll of Honour, Braughing, St Mary’s Church Golden Book, Braughing, We are not aware of any Green End memorial

Pre War

Son of George and Esther Cook, of Green End, Braughing; husband of Tamar Cook, of Green Hill, Braughing, Ware, Herts. William was born in Braughing and was living in South Tottenham, when he enlisted in Mill Hill.

He was the father of William Cook who was born on the 5 April 1913, and Arthur Cook who was born on the 5 September 1915. 

Wartime Service

Formerly 6568, 5th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry. Initially reported as missing and then as killed in action in France.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild