Drummer Albert Edward Cockle

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Date of Death

19 Apr 1915

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Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

31 Cambridge Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

United Kingdom

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 29th April 1915
Drummer Albert Cockle


Drummer Albert Edward Cockle, 8041, 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action at Hill 60 in Flanders on April 19th, 1915. He was aged 29.

Drummer Cockle, son of Walter and Emma Cockle, had served in the Bedfords for nearly 11 years, mostly in India and South Africa. He had returned from South Africa the previous September.

Ahead of War Office notification, Drummer Cockle's sister, Mrs S. J. Barton, of 31 Cambridge Street, Luton, had heard of his death in a letter from one of his chums, Pte Allen, of Chase Street, Luton, who was wounded on the same day.



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