Private Alfred Cook
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 950

Battalion : 1/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born 17th November 1891. Son of Robert And Sarah Ann Cook, of 1, Park Street, Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a banksman at New Hucknall Colliery. He enlisted at Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire and went to France 2nd March 1915. One of three brothers who served. He died 15th June 1915, age 23.

Buried/Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

His brother Private Harold Cook 1/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Photograph of name not yet obtained. Grave picture not yet obtained.
Private Cook is also commemorated on the following local memorials:--
Sutton War Memorial (St. Michael and All Angels Cross), Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.