Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Cook

In memory of:

Private George Cook

April 24, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

163553

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 3, 1876

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem.

Location:

SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY is located 5 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Canadalaan, a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 3 Km along the Meenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Canadalaan. The cemetery itself is located 1.5 Km along Canadalaan on the right hand side of the road. 100 metres beyond the cemetery at the end of the Canadalaan is the Hill 62 Memorial.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of GEORGE COOK– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • 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 225 of 818.
  • Gravemarker
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Saturday May 6 1916

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