Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edwin Victor Cook

In memory of:

Private Edwin Victor Cook

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

703323

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 10, 1897
Alert Bay, British Columbia

Enlistment:

January 15, 1916
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Stephen and Jane Constance Cook, of Alert Bay, British Columbia; husband of D.L. Cook, of Southsea, Hants, England. Brother of Grace, Alice, William, Emma, Ernest, Reginald, Cyril, Gilbert, Herbert, Pearl and Charles.

Commemorated on Page 388 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVIA. A. 13.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of EDWIN VICTOR COOK– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 199 of 818.  Originally buried at DURY HOSPITAL MILITARY CEMETERY, under the wall of the Asylum near the West side of the Amiens-Dury road.  After  the Armistice his body was exhumed and re-interred in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.
  • Grave Marker– I took this photo in Aug 07

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