Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
90597   Gunner Archibald Cooke
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Dated added: 30/12/2015
Last updated: 02/06/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
51st Battery, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
13/12/1882
Died:
18/11/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age:
31
Summary
Archibald Cooke was born in Coagh and lived near Springhill, Moneymore before he enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery at Stockton-on-Tees. He was killed in action on 18th November 1914 and is commemorated on Panel 5 9 on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery:
Menin Gate
Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref:
Panel 5-9
CWGC Casualty:
Summary
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1 - Panel 1 Coagh
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