Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Richard Cook

In memory of:

Lance Corporal George Richard Cook

February 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

642863

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1896

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Cook, of Collingwood, Ontario; husband of Dorothy Cook, of 7, Albert Buildings, Mile End New Town, London, England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. A. 20.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of GEORGE RICHARD COOK– From a collage photo layout of members of A Company and the bugle band of the 157th Canadian Infantry Battalion.
  • 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 229 of 818.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: