Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Russell Cookson

In memory of:

Private James Russell Cookson

November 20, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

427770

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn. Canadian Inf .

Additional Information


Born:

December 3, 1893

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOODPLUMPTON (ST. ANNE) CHURCHYARD
Lancashire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

South-West part.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Identity disc– James Russell Cookson's identity disc
  • Cemetery– This is a view of St Anne's Churchyard, Woodplumpton, Lancashire where James Russell Cookson is buried.
  • Grave marker– This is James Russell Cookson's grave marker in St Anne's Churchyard, Woodplumpton, Lancashire adjacent to his adopted parents' headstone, Thomas and Ellen Cookson (his registered surname at birth was Hodgson).  He was born on 3rd December 1893 and enlisted at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on 14th July 1915.  He was a railway worker.

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