GEORGE HENRY COLE

 

Born: 12th September 1886, Sutton, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 16th February 1915; age 28; KiA at Hill 60.

Residence: Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 14th December 1904.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th August 1914.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 8152; Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, Signalling Section.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

I.A.8.

R.E. Farm Cemetery,

Walverghem,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alma Cole, of Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   1, Farm Cottages, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

George was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alma Cole, 34, an Agricultural Labourer, born Baylham, Suffolk.

Ann Cole (nee King), 31, born Sutton, Suffolk.

Annie Eliza Cole, 7, born Great Blakenham, Suffolk.

Lucy Ivy Cole, 6, born Sutton.

Nellie Hannah Cole, 3, born Sutton.

William Herbert Cole, 9 months, Sutton.

 

1901   Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

George was 14 years old, a Worker at a Sweet Factory. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Alma, 43, an Agricultural Labourer.

Ann, 41.

Annie, 17, a Domestic Servant.

Nellie, 13.

William, 10.

Mabel Miriam Cole, 5, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Maida Barracks Part Area 8, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Surrey.

 

George was 24 years old, a Soldier ranked Lance Corporal of the 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment – Infantry.

 

Attended Bramford Road Board School, Ipswich.

 

Bedfordshire Regiment:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/bedfordshire-regiment/

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