Friend Cocker (c.1895-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

COCKER, FRIEND.Driver. No L/25671. 'B' Battery, 168th (Huddersfield) Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born 57 Kings Mill Lane, Huddersfield. Son of Mr and Mrs E. Cocker, 53 Armitage Street, Primrose Hill, Huddersfield. Employed as a woollen twister-in by Messrs John Kaye and Son, Kings Mill. Single. Enlisted 13.5.1915. Killed in action at La Vallee Mulatre, 23.10.1918. aged 23. Buried LA VALLEE MULATRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 13.
ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield; Almondbury War Memorial.

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