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Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire
Service No: 6006
Regiment / Corps / Service: Scots Guards
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 1st Division
Date of Death: 1914-10-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 11.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Frederick Cockett was the son of Elizabeth Cockett and Joseph Moore (they married in 1891) and brother of Gunner John Moore (50517) (q.v.). Both parents were born at Hawes, Yorkshire. Frederick and John were cousins of Private Harry Cockett (10916) (q.v.).
1891 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: Frederick Cockett, aged 4 years, born Hawes. [Frederick was living with his grandparents, John and Mary Cockett.]
1901 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: Main Street - Frederick Cockett, aged 14 years, born Hawes. [Frederick was employed by John F. Wear, Tailor.]
Frederick was married to Dinah Dover in 1914.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Frederick Cockett, 6006, Scot. Gds. Disembarkation date: 13.8.14. K. in A. 29.10.14.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Frederick Cockett, 6006, 1SG.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Frederick Cockett, 6006, 1 Bn Scots Gds. Date and Place of Death: 29.10.14. In action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Dinah. £5 11s. 2d. Self and child. Grandmother - Sarah A. Dover. £3 6s. 8d.
A short biography of Frederick is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Frederick COCKETT
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Scots Guards
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Division
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