Samuel Charles COOK

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Samuel Charles COOK

Private Samuel Charles Cook
5th Battalion, The Royal Wiltshire Regiment

30 March 1915 - Enlisted
4 September 1915 - Entered Balkans Theatre of War (i.e. Gallipoli [Dardenelles])
12 October 1915 - ‘No 19305 Pte Cork (sic) S C badly wounded when working in new trench during the daytime. Had to be left in trench ’til about 7pm as impossible to get him out in daylight (Source: War Diary 5th Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment.)
16 June 1916 -  Discharged (wounds [age not stated])
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
Silver War Badge No 169713

Information courtesy of Chris Bacon, Archivist, The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum

Cook, Private Samuel Charles - papers 1
Cook, Private Samuel Charles - papers 2

Documents courtesy of The Western Front Association