Captain Denys Cooke (1910)

Roll of Honour entry for Capt. D. Cooke (1910)

01/08/1891 - 18/04/1918

Cooke, D. Please contact the Keble College Archivist to request to use this image.

Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1910. Classical Scholar. President of the Essay Club, 1913. A member of the University Chess Team, 1913. A member of the University Contingent of the Officers' Training Corps. 3rd Class. Mods., 1912; 3rd Lit. Hum., 1914; B.A. 1915. Commenced service on 22 March 1914. Lieutenant of the 3rd Battalion, Black Watch; attached to the 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, 1915; Captain, 1915; attached to the Officer Cadet Battalion, 1916; specially employed, 1917. Served in France and Belgium, 1914-15; 1916-18. Killed in action at Givenchy, 18 April 1918. "One of the most lovable of men" ('Oxford Magazine').

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in this Roll of Honour.

If you would like to suggest an amendment, provide additional information, if you have any further queries or would like to use an image featured on the Roll of Honour please contact Faye McLeod, College Archivist:

+44 (0)1865 282400