HOOKER, George Paul

✟ ≠ 25848 Pte 16th Bn Sherwood Foresters. (Man Evening News 11/5/1915; Derbyshire Police Constables join up, including Hooker of Hathersage). KIA 13/11/1916.  (Derby Daily Telegraph 1/12/1916; Sgt Hooker who served at different times with Derbyshire Police force in Brimington, Barrow Hill, Wirksworth, Hathersage and Bamford, and also as a private constable at Haddon Hall, has been killed in action. He was rescuing a wounded comrade when he was shot by a sniper). Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.  b1877 Market Rasen, Lincs. 1911C at Bamford, a police constable, although he doesn’t appear on their memorial.