CEF Soldier Detail

Private John William Ernest Cole
Died: July 14, 1952

Regimental Number:
675616
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
3rd Machine Gun Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
Dunebin
Country:
New Zealand
Next of Kin:
Mrs Alice Cole (wife), Norwich, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Norwich, Ontario
Date of Birth:
November 6, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Miller
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Norwich, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
February 22, 1916
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 14, 1952
Age at Death:
63
Buried at:
Norwich Cemetery, Norwich, Ontario
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1852 - 28
Research Notes
Headstone and service files
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 3rd Machine Gun Company
Private Canadian Infantry 168th Battalion
Developed nephritis while in Europe and discharged as medically unfit in June 1918