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Geoffrey Somerset Cooke

In memory of:

Lieutenant Geoffrey Somerset Cooke

July 30, 1944

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Additional Information


Son of John Herbert Cooke and Ethel Somerset Cooke, of Westmount, Province of Quebec, Canada. B.A. (McGill University).

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 21, Column 2.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Geoffrey Somerset Cooke– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Geoffrey Somerset Cooke– Courtesy McGill University archives
  • Photo of Geoffrey Somerset Cooke– Courtesy McGill University archives
  • Newspaper Clipping– Montreal Gazette Aug 5 1944 courtesy McGill University archives
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Bayeux Memorial - August 2012
  • Inscription– Inscription on the Bayeux Memorial - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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