Frederick Charles Cooke (1880-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

COOKE, FREDERICK CHARLES. Sergeant. No L/25421. 'C' Battery. 161st Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born 1880 but place of birth not known. Raised in the Doctor Barnado's Home, Stepney, East London. Employed as a boot and shoemaker before coming to Huddersfield to join the police, aged 24 years. He was accepted on 15.1.1912 and sworn in as a constable on 4.3.1912. Husband of Eliza Cooke, 84 Lightcliffe Road, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Enlisted March 1915. Wounded, 19.10.1917, and died of his wounds at a dressing station a few hours later. Buried MINTY FARM CEMETERY, St. JAN. BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 12.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Corporation Roll; Huddersfield Police Headquarters.

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