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Person Details
Ely,Cambridgeshire
John was born in 1886 at Ely, Cambridgeshire the son of John a blacksmith by trade and Martha Elizabeth Cook (nee Gunthorpe) .He was married to Irene Mary Foster who had been born in 1887 in Rotherham,they married in Thorne, Yorkshire in 1910 and soon after had a son William.In the 1911 census he is 24 years of age and a chemical works labourer and living with his wife who he states have been married less than a year and their son William 4 months of age born at West Stockwith. Following his death his wife Irene moved to live at 22 kendall Road, Hove, Sussex.
He was employed as a labourer at the local chemical works
08 Sep 1914
27
578913 - CWGC Website
6923
Private
1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He enlisted and served with the 1st battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment and died on 08/09/14 and is buried in Bezu-Le-Guery British cemetery, France
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    John Cook - Photo provided courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
  • Photo shows a newspaper article published following the death of John Cook, giving details of him,photo courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith  history group
    John Cook - Photo shows a newspaper article published following the death of John Cook, giving details of him,photo courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group