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90597   Gunner Archibald Cooke
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
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
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 1607647
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
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 34
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023