Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George William Cook

In memory of:

Private George William Cook

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

453790

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

August 8, 1895

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ross Cook, of Simcoe, Ontario; husband of Florence Margaret Croshaw Boaprey (formerly Cook), of Kingston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 388 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 32.

Location:

Anneux is a village in the Department of the Nord, a little to the south of the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume. The ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY stands in a broad valley running east and west between Bourton Wood and the village of Graincourt, 200 metres from the junction of the N30 and D15

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 231 of 818. Private George William Cook was originally buried in DELMADGE CEMETERY, FONTAINE-NOTRE DAME, 900 metres North-East of the railway station. After the Armistice his body, and those of 23 other Canada soldiers buried there, were exhumed and re-interred at  Anneux British Cemetery.
  • Grave Marker– The gravesite of George William Cook MM + Bar, KIA 09/29/18 - Taken on July 21,2004 by his great nephew in Anneux France. I was proud to be the first member of my family to visit his grave.

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