Military Medal, GV, 202097 Pte. A.D. Cook, 1/North’d Fus.
Alexander David Cook first entered the war with the East Yorkshire Regiment number 7951, he transferred to the Northumberland Fusiliers first with number 4/5235, changing to 202097 when he was awarded the M.M. with the 1st Battalion.
Whilst serving with the 4th Northumberland Fusiliers and ‘3A Sch” he was admitted to hospital with ICT to the Body, Mild, (Inflammatory Connective Tissue), discharged back to Duty, ex 6 Sty. H. Frevent 28th October 1917.
He earned the British War Medal & Victory Medal pair, His award of the Military Medal was announced in the London Gazette on 24th January 1919