1895 Oct 27 Born Croydon, Surrey
1901 census at 18, Broughton Road, Croydon
1911 census. He is not at home with parents. I suspect he has started his sea career, and is on a ship.
1915 Apr 23 Gets 2nd Mate Certificate. Then joins RNR, His RNR record
1918 Sep 7. Lt P T Cook RNR left HMS Andes where he had been serving, it was an armed merchant cruiser. She was on convoy escort from Buenos Aires to Avonmouth , having left 27 Jul from Argentina.
1919 Jan 28 RNR Acting Lt to be Lt - P T Cook
1920 Oct 24 Joins ADRIC with service no 1104. Posted to F Coy
1921 May 28 Posted to Z Coy
1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
He later was in business with HO Simmons
1928 Oct/Dec married Annie E Drury in Southampton
1934 Jul 5. Died Croyden, Surrey aged 38