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Record:
COLE, GEORGE
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Cemetery:
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
France

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Oral history

British private served as signaller with 3rd Northumbrian Bde, Royal Field Artillery in GB, 1915; served with 252, 253 and 250 Bdes, Royal Artillery in GB and on Western Front 1915-1918; POW in France and Germany, 1918
REEL 1 Background in Seaham, 1900-1915: education; father's refusal of permission to allow Cole to join Boy Scouts; story of coincidental meeting with Salvation Army member on Western Front; work as trapper and pony driver at Seaham Colliery and story of successful individual dispute over pay; …

Oral history

British lieutenant colonel commanding 135th Field Regt, Royal Artillery. Commandant Tamarkan POW camp, Thailand 10/1942-12/1943 and Nong Pladuk base hospital camp 1/1944-1/1945; Burma-Thailand railway; detailed life story [poor audibility] …
REEL 1 Aspects of business career based in Liverpool, Lancs, 1945-1974: work with Barings Merchant Bank and becoming director; other directorships including Martins Bank; business contacts with Nigeria and subsequent directorships; heart condition as result of FEPOW hardships and valve operation at …

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Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
St John Parishioners (WMR 42570)
Location:
Nelson, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Gisleham (WMR 4962)
Location:
Gisleham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Baptist Chapel WW2 Roll Of Honour (WMR 3729)
Location:
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Denham Church First World War Memorial (WMR 5125)
Location:
Denham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Christian Malford (WMR 23946)
Location:
Christian Malford, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Okehampton (WMR 45896)
Location:
Okehampton, Devon
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
G Cole (WMR 42606)
Location:
Nelson, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
British Xylonite Employees (WMR 81886)
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Gravesend Court Plaque (WMR 16358)
Location:
Gravesend, Kent
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Horsted Keynes (WMR 16833)
Location:
Horsted Keynes, West Sussex
Name recorded:
Cole, George
Memorial:
Gravesend - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 16427)
Location:
Gravesend, Kent
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Hanover Street School (WMR 47877)
Location:
Unknown, Greater London
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Shenfield - WW1 (WMR 45568)
Location:
Shenfield, Essex
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
St Simon And St Jude Church - Tablets (lost) (WMR 15813)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
All Saints Parishioners (WMR 24307)
Location:
Sutton Benger, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Paignton (WMR 45926)
Location:
Paignton, Devon
Name recorded:
Cole, G
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Old Town Street Shrine (WMR 35440)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Berkhamsted (WMR 14580)
Location:
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Cole, G
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Great Gransden Baptists WW1 (WMR 250)
Location:
Great Gransden, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Sutton Benger (WMR 24306)
Location:
Sutton Benger, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Stoven - WW1 (WMR 5031)
Location:
Stoven, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Great Gransden WW1 (WMR 249)
Location:
Great Gransden, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
St Mary The Virgin Church Board WW1 (WMR 22557)
Location:
Ardleigh, Essex
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
St Mary The Virgin Church Board WW1 (WMR 22557)
Location:
Ardleigh, Essex
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Mitcham (WMR 12194)
Location:
Mitcham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Cole, G
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Little Bromley (WMR 22893)
Location:
Little Bromley, Essex
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
United Methodists (WMR 86110)
Location:
Okehampton, Devon
Name recorded:
Cole, G
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Great Totham Roll of Honour WW1 (WMR 86338)
Location:
Great Totham, Essex
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Men Of Pembrokeshire - Hospital (WMR 6941)
Location:
Haverfordwest, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Prudential Assurance Company - WW1 (WMR 2097)
Location:
Holborn, Greater London
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Brantham (WMR 11463)
Location:
Brantham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Cole, G
Memorial:
Biggleswade (WMR 1874)
Location:
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Record identifier:
People (P10402849)
Name recorded:
Private George Victor Roy Cole 861
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
19 September 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1799574)
Name recorded:
Private Cole, George Victor Roy 861
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2174308)
Name recorded:
Sergeant Cole, George 323
Unit:
13th Field Company, Australian Engineers
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2174288)
Name recorded:
Private Cole, Eric George 744
Unit:
20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10712169)
Name recorded:
Gunner Henry George Cole 15730
Unit:
2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Date of enlistment:
19 October 1915
Date returned to Australia:
20 May 1919
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2174314)
Name recorded:
Private Cole, George Hardwick 4753
Unit:
56th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10712142)
Name recorded:
Sergeant George Cole 323
Unit:
13th Field Company, Australian Engineers
Date of enlistment:
2 December 1914
Date returned to Australia:
15 June 1919
Record identifier:
People (P10790362)
Name recorded:
Lance Corporal George Cole Walton 2834
Unit:
21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
16 July 1915
Date returned to Australia:
1 November 1917
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2174335)
Name recorded:
Gunner Cole, Henry George 15730
Unit:
2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2174441)
Name recorded:
Driver Cole, Percy George 984
Unit:
2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
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Name:
Second Lieutenant Cole
Context:
returned_training
Date:
29 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 13 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 196)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Cole
Context:
other
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 417)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C C Cole
Context:
other
Date:
29 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 13 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 196)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C C Cole
Context:
returned_training
Date:
29 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 13 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 196)