Howard Cook

Memorial: Almondsbury - Sunday's Hill

Regiment: Rifle Brigade

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Rifleman S/28492

Parents: Thomas John and Florence Cook

Home address: Little Stoke, Patchway, Bristol

Date of birth: 1896

Place of birth: Alderton, Wilts

Date of death: 31/07/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Ypres Menin Gate Memorial (Panel 46-48 and 50), Belgium

Age: 21

Further information:

Howard enlisted in Bristol and served with the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He was Killed in Action on 31 July 1917 aged 21

He was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal, also called the Inter-Allied Victory Medal. The British War Medal was issued for services between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918. It was automatically awarded in the event of death on active service before the completion of this period

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Medal Research by 1st Stoke Gifford Scouts
Forces War Records and CWGC