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Cook, Albert

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:Cemetery, Normanby Road, Cleethorpes

Parish:Cleethorpes

Locality:Cleethorpes Cemetery

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Commisioned By:Family

Materials Used:Stone

Description:Grave of Ernest Cook Prone headstone broken into 2 parts. Appears to have originally been vertical rectangular pink stone with oval top and straight shoulders. Small decorative protrusion to each side immediately below top. Lettering in black and part missing. Stone possibly originally front piece of larger triangular topped stone with splayed shoulders and carved clasped hands motif which shows beneath pink stone but partially covered with vegetation and this unproven.

Inscription:IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ ERNEST/ THE DEARLY LOVED HUSBAND OF/ ANNIE EDITH COOK,/ AND BELOVED SON OF/ ARTHUR & MARY JANE COOK/ DIED OCT 6TH 1914, AGED 23 YEARS./ TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE/ ALSO/ ALBERT/ THE DEARLY LOVED YOUNGEST SON OF/ ARTHUR & MARY JANE COOK,/ DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION/ FEB 11TH 1917,/ AGED 20 YEARS./ DUTY NOBLY DONE

Memorial Condition:Poor

Notes on Condition:Headstone broken and lying down

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:John Readman

Notes:Refers to: Private Albert Cook 63026. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died OCT 6TH 1914, AGED 23 YEARS. Son of Arthur and Mary Jane Cook of 35 Park Street, New Cleethorpes, Lincs

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