Private ROBERT WILLIAM COOK (Photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames ROBERT WILLIAM
Surname COOK (Photo added)
Initials R W
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 27 June 1944
Age 21
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From HETTON-LE-HOLE, COUNTY DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 4470622
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Durham Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 10 Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (18th May 1942-20th August 1944 - 49th West Riding Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. E. 17.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph WE LITTLE THOUGHT YOU WOULD NO MORE RETURN IN DEATH WOULD FALL ASLEEP AND LEAVE US HERE TO MOURN
Family Details SON OF ROBERT AND MARGARET COOK, OF HETTON-LE-HOLE, COUNTY DURHAM.

Additional Information

 

Private ROBERT WILLIAM COOK, undated.1

 

Carol Brown at the grave of her uncle Private ROBERT WILLIAM COOK, 2014.2

 

 

References
1. & 2. Photograph kindly provided by Carol Brown, Niece of Private ROBERT WILLIAM COOK.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Carol Brown, Niece of Private ROBERT WILLIAM COOK.
Additional photographs provided by: Carol Brown, Niece of Private ROBERT WILLIAM COOK.
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What other people have said

Dumfries ,Scotland

Derek Wray

Very proud you were my Uncle ,RIP brave soldier x

On Friday, November 11, 2016
Hartlepool

claire mcallister

i'm so honored and proud to call you my uncle. r.i.p xx

On Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Houghton le Spring, England

Carol Brown

I visited my uncle's grave last year. Robert William Cook, 10th btn DLI, at Fontenay le Pesnel Cemetary. I will never forget it, it's. so peaceful there.

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014