Tollard Royal

George Cole

Surname: Cole
Other names: George
Other people in this story:
Frederick Cole
Mary Cole née Triggle
Elizabeth Cole née Bingham
Locations in this story:
Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Quarry Street, Keighley, Yorkshire

George Cole was born at Tollard Royal, Wiltshire in 1869 the son of Frederick Cole and Mary Cole (née Triggle). He married Elizabeth Bingham in Keighley, Yorkshire, on 25th May 1889.  There were 5 children of the marriage.  George had previous military service from 1888 to 1908.  He re-enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment as a Private on 6th November 1914 (Service No. 12310).  He was demobilized on 19th March 1919 and was awarded the Victory and British War medals.  Unfortunately at the time of his discharge he was suffering from cancer and died at his home at 29 Quarry Street, Keighley, Yorkshire, in 1920.

Source: Based on original research by Ken Baxter

  • King John Hotel, Tollard Royal

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