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Frank Burley Cole

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Frank Burley Cole

November 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

441260

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 12, 1883
Sheffield, England

Enlistment:

April 2, 1915
Battleford, Saskatchewan

Neveu of Thos Rose Cole of Sheffield, England.

Commemorated on Page 218 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. A. 3.

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Frank Burley Cole
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 669 of 1384.
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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