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Gordon Charles Cole

In memory of:

Corporal Gordon Charles Cole

November 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

75947

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

3rd Tunnelling Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

December 6, 1886

Son of Robert J. and Catherine Cole, of Powell River, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 68 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 3.

Location:

BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 kilometres along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365 which forms the right hand fork leads to the town of Mesen. The BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION lies 3 kilometres beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365 and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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