UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
about Leslie Leonard Cooke
Leslie Leonard Cooke
19 Apr 1917
1/8th (T.F.) Battalion
Type of Casualty:
Killed in action
Theatre of War:
Rifleman Leslie Leonard Cooke
Death: Apr. 19, 1917
Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Plot: Panels 28 and 29.
Googled the Hampshire Regiment
1 div, 8th Battalion
1/8th (Isle of Wight Rifles, Princess Beatrice's) Battalion
August 1914 : in Newport, Isle of Wight.
April 1915 : attached to 163rd Brigade in 54th (East Anglian) Division.
Landed at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 9 August 1915.
Evacuated from Gallipoli and moved to Egypt, arriving 19 December 1915. Moved into Palestine as part of EEF
Try contacting the Regiment and aks about the history
The Royal Hampshire Regiment was a British Army line infantry regiment from 1881 to 1992. Its lineage is continued today by the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment.
World War I
In World War I it took part in the Battle of Gallipoli when engaged in the fatal Landing at Cape Helles of the 88th Brigade, 29th (UK) Division.
The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum
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