Arthur Gordon Cohen

Serjeant Arthur Gordon Cohen was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born c. 1893, in Bradford, the son of Maurice and Rebecca Cohen, of Liverpool and Wolverhampton, respectively. At the time of the 1911 Census, the Cohen family were residing at 18 St Paul's Road.

Cohen died on 19 December 1915, during a German phosgene gas attack —- the first such recorded in the war —-[1] while serving with the 1/6th Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) on the Western Front.

He is buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium.


  1. Jones, Simon (2007), World War I Gas Warfare Tactics and Equipment, p. 20.


  • Cohen, A G, Retrieved 2 August 2013.
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