Private Cecil George Cook, 27252

  • Batt - 1
  • Unit - Grenadier Guards
  • Section - King's Company
  • Date of Birth - 1898
  • Died - 26/05/1918
  • Age - 20

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the son of Thomas Henry Cook a whitesmith, born 1861 in Lutterworth, Leics., and his wife Annie, born 1870 in Rugby, Warwks. Cecil George was born in 1898 in Bitteswell, Leics., he had one sibling, a sister, Florence Louisa, born 1900 in Bitteswell, Leics., in March 1901 the family home was at Bitteswell, Leics. In April 1911 Cecil was a scholar and was residing in the family home at Bitteswell, Leics., together with his parents and siblings, Florence, William Henry, born 1903 and Thomas Laurence, born 1906, the latter two siblings were both born in Bitteswell, Leics.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Ii D 22, Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Grenadier Guards
  • Cause of death - DIED OF WOUNDS
  • Burial Commemoration - Bagneux British Cem., Gezaincourt, France
  • Born - Bitteswell, Leicestershire
  • Enlisted - Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Place of Residence - Church Cottages, Bitteswell, Leicestershire, England

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