WILLIAM HENRY COOKE 

Rank: Sergeant
Service Number:250701.
Regiment: 2/6th Manchester Regiment
Died Tuesday 9th October 1917
Age 32
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County Memorial Cheshire Virtual

William Henry's Story.

William was born in Cheadle, Manchester in 1885 son of John Henry and Mary Cooke.

He attended Central School Manchester and worked for many years as a wharehouseman for R Gooders Ltd., Manchester.  He volunteered for service as a volunteer in the Boer War and then enlisted into the Manchester Regiment in November 1914.

He was married to Norah Muriel Lockyer, whose father Fred Lockyer was a local councillor for Statham in Lymm, and they had 1 daughter Madge.

He died on 9th October from wounds to his body aged 32.


Researched and copiled by Lynn Smith