1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Claude Cooke

Contributed by: Frances Dawson, on 2008-11-11

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Rank
First Name Claude
Surname Cooke
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Royal Navy
Place of Wartime Residence Chippenham, Wiltshire

Claude's Story

Claude was my father's older brother who died when my father Harry Reginald Cooke was 8 years old. Their mother was said never to have got over the death of her "brave little sailor". She gave birth to six children, of whom four survived. One was a baby girl who died in infancy. My grandmother died at the age of 94.

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