COCKS, John Sidney

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
CH/X 114915
Born: 
Saturday, June 13, 1925
Birthplace: 
Peckham, London
Died : 
Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal John Cocks, 'E' Troop, was killed during operations to take Maasbracht and Brachterbeek, specifically when his Troop were ordered to attack and obtain a bridgehead on the Montforterbeek Dyke. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Story of 45RM Commando (published for Veterans in 1946).
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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