Royal British Legion (Bangor Branch) Memorial Plaque (Subsidiary Plaque)
The name William Cooke is listed on a Subsidiary Memorial Plaque in the Royal British Legion Bangor Branch.
The name William Cooke is not listed on Bangor and District War Memorial and it is not included in the Comrades of the Great War (Bangor Branch) Album in North Down Museum.
It is known that, during the Great War, Sapper William Cooke (No. 140924) served with the 89th Field Company, Royal Engineers. A son of George and Jane Cooke, he was born in 1893 and lived at 27 Albert Street, Bangor. A bricklayer by trade, he enlisted on 11 November 1915 in Belfast and it was noted in his attestation papers that he was 5 feet 6½ inches tall.
Sapper William Cooke (No. 140924) survived the war.
Desk searches and public appeals to date have yielded no further information about William Cooke who is commemorated on a Subsidiary Memorial Plaque in the Royal British Legion Bangor Branch.