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He was the youngest son of Thomas and Sarah Cooke of Main Street, Bramcote. He was engaged to Eva at the time of his death.
13 Jul 1916
26
759067 - CWGC Website
16778
Private
9th Bn Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’, 19 August 1916: ‘Cooke. Killed in action, July 13th 1916, Private George Cooke, Scottish Rifles, aged 25 years, the dearly-beloved youngest son of Thomas and Sarah Cooke, of Bramcote, Notts. Sadly missed by father, mother, brothers, sisters, and his fiancée Eva.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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