Born in 1894 at Adlington, son of farmer, Samuel and Mary Hannah (nee Worsencroft) Cooke of Duncalf Farm, Aldington, Bollington. Arthur was the middle child of three; his elder brother was Wilfred, and a younger sister, Lilian. Arthur worked on the farm.
Arthur enlisted at Macclesfield, however his record shows he died in the 8th Durham V.A.D. Hospital, West Hartlepool, aged 24 years.
Cheshire County Memorial Project would like to thank H.A.G Carlisle for this information on Arthur.