COOK, Herbert

Rank: 
Rifleman
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
14419989
Died : 
Monday, September 13, 1943
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Rifleman Herbert Cook, aged 18, died at the Commando Basic Training Centre.  His death is recorded as by '"shell round (mortar) of head while on service training."  He was "seen after death by Capt. J.H. Haldane RAMC."  The informant (name illegible)  has the rank shown as  "2nd Lieutenant Commando Depot Achnacarry".  
 
Also killed was Rfn. William Stockbridge 
 
[Source: Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.]
 
Service in a Commando has not been established.
 

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