Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
Updates for Gunner Archibald Cooke
Date Information
02/06/2017 Archibald does not seem to be listed in either the 1901 or 1911 Irish census.
02/06/2017 Speculated family: William Cooke, Jane Cooke, Sarah Cooke (born 16th August 1881), Archibald Cooke (born 13th December 1882).
02/06/2017 Archibald Cooke was born on 13th December 1882 in Coagh.
02/06/2017 Archibald Cooke was the son of William and Jane Cooke. William Cooke married Jane Carleton on 4th February 1881.
02/06/2017 There is only one reference to the birth of Archibald Cooke in GRONI (Ref. U/1883/183/1022/11/367). The information below is based on that reference.
02/06/2017 Gunner A Cooke has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium.
02/06/2017 Gunner Archibald Cooke was serving with the 51st Battery of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action on Wednesday 18th November 1914.
02/06/2017 He enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery in Stockton-on-Tees.
02/06/2017 Archibald Cooke was born in Coagh. He lived near Springhill, Moneymore.
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