Cokell, William: Service no. 412210

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Digitized Service Record

Source: April 1917 casualty.

Newspaper Clipping – Pte. William Cokell was a widower when he enlisted in the Canadian army. His surname was misspelled in this article. Source CVWM

Newspaper Clipping – Pte. William Cokell was a widower when he enlisted in the Canadian army. His surname was misspelled in this article. Source CVWM

LEAVES TWO LITTLE SONS

There are two little boys, Harry, age 9, and Freddie Cockill [sic] who live with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cockill [sic], 320 Gladstone avenue [Toronto], who will never see their soldier daddy, Pte. Wm. Cockill [sic], again. He went away two years ago last January, and to-day he is reported killed at Vimy Ridge on April 12. Pte. Cockill [sic], who enlisted in a Belleville battalion, was drafted into a London battalion, and had been in the trenches since last June. Pte. Wm. Cockill [sic] was the eldest son, and was born in Caledon 3[6] years ago. He was educated in Shelburne, and came to Toronto 13 years ago.

Source: Toronto Star. May 1, 1917.

Charge Sheet Cokell

Charge sheet from service record.

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