CEF Soldier Detail

Private Edwin Victor Cook
Died: August 28, 1918

Regimental Number:
703323
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
7th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Stephen Cooke, Alert Bay, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
May 10, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
January 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 28, 1918
Age at Death:
21
Buried at:
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France
Plot:
XVIA. A. 13.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Native American
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1940 - 47
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
102nd Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 7th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 102nd Battalion
Son of Stephen and Jane Cook, of Alert Bay, British Columbia; husband of D. L. Cook, of 293, Fawcett Rd., Southsea, Hants, England.
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Conduct Medal