Cook, Josiah Samuel


War Service:
COOK, Josiah Samuel Rifleman 385092 2nd/8th Battalion London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). He died aged 29 died 20 September 1917 at Wurst Farm Ridge, during the Third Battle of Ypres.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres Panel 54.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Christ Church, Lee. and the Northbrook School War Memorial

Born 25 September 1887 Lee. Son of and Denzil and Emma Cook, of 29, Boone's Road., Lee, London; husband of Lily E. A. Silvester (Nee Finch, formerly Cook) Married September 1915 Lewisham Registration District], of 60, Athelney Street, Bellingham. Lily remarried March Q 1921 Greenwich Q Albert E Silvester. Children of Josiah and Lily Doris A [March Q 1916 Greenwich RD], Joe [Born in Lewisham Registration District December 1917, a few months after his father died.]


Contributed By:
Philip Harvey Great Great Nephew

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