Private Thomas Alfred Cook

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

20 Aug 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Cost office clerk


Vauxhall Motors Ltd

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

357 Hitchin Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Bagneux British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Civilian


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 31st August 1918
Pte Thomas Alfred Cook

Pte Thomas Alfred Cook, 204219, 1st Herts Regiment, died in a casualty clearing station in France on August 20th, 1918, from wounds sustained in action the previous day.

Born in Luton in 1887, a son of Thomas and Alice Cook, of 10 Clarendon Road, Luton, Thomas was engaged in the cost office at Vauxhall works before joining up in May 1917.

He had married Martha How from Round Green in 1909 and by the time of the 1911 Census they were living in Turners Road with two young boys, Harold Thomas (born 1910) and Dennis (1911).

The couple had an address at 357 Hitchin Road at the time of Thomas' death, when there were three more children.

He is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial and on the Vauxhall War Memorial in Kimpton Road.

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Author: Deejaya

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