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John Cook

In memory of:

Private John Cook

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

141653

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 14, 1894

Son of Henry Cook, of Coulson, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 70 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. C. 8.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 265 of 818. Private Cook was initially buried 1 mile North East of Courcelette, 4 1/4 miles South West of Bapaume.  His body was exhumed and re-interred in Adanac Military Cemetery, which was made after the Armistice, when soldiers' remains were brought in from the Canadian battlefields around Courcelette and small cemeteries surrounding Miraumont.

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