Cook Joseph 2/Lt 88693

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Name Cook Joseph
Army number 88693
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth March 1921
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 31/5/1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted 11th Bn 1/9/39 on the establishment of the Battalion. Posted 23rd Div Details May 1940 (Confirmed by Weekly Return of Officers as at 5/5/1940). Rejoined 11th Bn DLI 14/6/1940. Posted to Brancepeth - No 4 I.T.C. 24/9/1940. Resigned Commission 1/10/1941.
Company/Battery D, A.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39.
Promotions W/S Lt 1/1/1941.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Not yet known.
Home address Son of Arthur Geoffrey Harold Cook of North Biddick Hall, Washington. Educated Edinburgh Academy.
Source table 11DLI

For a website on the industry of the area, involving the Cook family, please click here. Similarly - for the results of research into Methodism in the area, please click here.