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Nottingham
He was the son of Tom and Lucy Cook and the brother of Lily, Florrie, Harriet and Harry Cook. In 1911 they lived at 10 Burwell Street Hyson Green Nottingham.
He was a doffer.
31 Jul 1915
19
477621 - CWGC Website
1853
Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Thomas Cook, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles). He was killed in action on 31st July 1915 and is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.
In memoriam published 31st July 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “COOK. – In loving memory of Private Tom Cook, killed in action July 31st, 1915, aged 19. “COOK. – In loving memory of Private T. Cook, Robin Hoods, aged 19 years, who fell in action July 31st, 1915. No mother's care did him attend, nor o'er him did a father bend, no sister by to shed a tear, no brother his last words to hear. – Mother, father, sisters, brothers, Parrinder. Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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