In Remembrance of
WILLIAM GEORGE COLE
Date Joined Hood:
George as he was known, was born on 25 February 1917 in Basingstoke, Hampshire to Frank and Constance Cole. The family later lived in North Waltham, Hampshire. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58 Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Richard Tanner (photo & information, October 2007)
George's great-niece, Sarah D. Cass (photo & information, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)