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He was the son of John and Gertrude Cocker and the brother of John James, Gertrude, Ernest, May, Harry and Leonard Cocker. In 1911 they lived at 4 Queen's Terrace, Lotus Street, St Ann's Well Road Nottingham.
He was a bookbinder's errand boy in 1911.
03 Sep 1916
180377 - CWGC Website
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He is buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 23 September 1916: 'Cocker. Killed in action September 3rd 1916, Private Wilfred Cocker, Sherwood Foresters, age 18, son of John and Gertrude Cocker, 8 Lotus Street.' Nottingham St Mary parish register (1917), 9 Lotus Street: 'CROCKER [Cocker], Wilfred (son) killed May 1915, William killed 1916.' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. PR,6786)
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