Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Earl John Cook

In memory of:

Private Earl John Cook

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

228407

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

February 9, 1891

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. B. 10.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– 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 191 of 818.  His body was exhumed from his initial grave ¾ North of Courcelette, 5 3/4 mile North East of Albert and re-interred in Regina Trench Cemetery

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