Lest We Forget - William Pearl Cole - Killed in Action 100 Years Ago Today 10.30.1917

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William Pearl Cole, 832546 was from Middle Coverdale, Albert County, New Brunswick and was born May 21, 1888. He was the Son of Gilbert and Mary Jane Cole, of Turtle Creek, Albert County, New Brunswick. He enlisted with the 145 Battalion on April 8 , 1916. He was listed as Killed in Action while fighting with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment) on October 30, 1917 at the Battle of Passchendaele. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the MENIN GATE (YPRES) MEMORIAL , Belgium.

 You can find his complete war records by clicking here.

He is Commemorated on Page 218 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.

A virtual memorial can be found here. 

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