Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

E H Cook (1895 – 1917)

Edward Harry Cook was the son of Harry Cook, a brickmaker, and his wife, Fanny. They lived in Railway Street. In 1911 Edward was working as a butcher’s errand boy.

Edward joined the KSLI but was transferred to the 2/6th Battalion (Territorials) Gloucestershire Regiment. He died on 2nd December, 1917 just after the Cambrai Operations. He is buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich.

Private Cook, 36918, was awarded the Victory and British Medals. His name is included in a list of men missing in the Bridgnorth Journal of 19th October, 1918.

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