Private Charles Frederick Cole

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

20 Oct 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Shoe salesman


H. White, Manchester Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

41 Malvern Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Harlebeke New British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 16th November 1918
Pte Charles Frederick Cole

Pte Charles Cole, 50684, 1/6th Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on October 20th, 1918, from wounds sustained in France. [Some military records give his surnames as Coles.]

He had returned to active service for the third time on September 14th. He had served in the Army for two-and-a-half years. Prior to enlistment he had worked for boot and shoe dealer H. White, of Manchester Street, Luton.

Born in Luton in 1898 to Arthur William and Louisa Cole, his mother died while he was still a baby. Arthur remarried in 1901 and he and Charles' stepmother lived at 41 Malvern Road, Luton, at the time of his son's death. Charles was not married.

Individual Location

Pte Charles Frederick Cole

Author: Deejaya

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