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Hugh Archibald Cooke

In memory of:

Lieutenant Hugh Archibald Cooke

September 18, 1944

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Son of Britton Bertrand Cooke, and of Jean Gertrude Cooke, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 278 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IX, F, 12.

Location:

CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. In the town of Riccione is a sign leading to the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Carry on in the direction of Coriano until a 'T' junction is reached. Turn left and after a short distance the Cemetery will be found on the right-hand side. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Hugh Archibald Cooke– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy - May 2013 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy - May 2013 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy - May 2013
  • Photo of Hugh Archibald Cooke– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Hugh Archibald Cooke– Hugh with his sister Beatrice. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

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