Born 1896 (birth registered q/e Dec 1896, Howden) Parents: Francis William Cook and Emily Cook nee Martin Died: 10/10/1916 – killed in action in Flanders Army records state: birthplace = Gillingham, Yorks residence when enlisted = Acomb, Yorks Was in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps – 21st Battalion Action in France and Flanders Enlisted at […]
The curved ceiling of the Menin Gate Memorial with the rebuilt town in the distance.
A detail of Panel 11 of the Memorial with Joe’s friend Fellowes among those without a grave.
Army map of 1st Ypres 29th October, 1914 – source, copy in the 'In Flanders Fields Museum', with permission. Where Joseph Garvey was captured is circled.