Reported wounded and missing believed killed now killed 10 April 1917 Birmingham Daily Post 24 April 1917 , Led the Coy in the attack , 13th April 1917 BOISLEUX,AU,MONT. Burial and salvage party proceeded to scene of recent operations but had to return owing to heavy shell fire. Working parties employed at Railway Station unloading Supply train. Note 2nd Lts Cookson, Jalland and Morrison, first reported missing believed killed have been verified as killed. Total casualties as per correct list. Officers killed 5 wounded 8. Other Ranks killed 44 wounded 149 missing 81.
1st Battalion B Coy East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action
10 April 1917
VIII. A. 6. WANCOURT BRITISH Cemetery
Next of Kin
Son of Henry B. and Fanny T. Cookson, of "Rusholme" Hagley, Stourbridge, Worcs.