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Arthur William Cole

Arthur William Cole

Date of Birth

16 July 1887


Borough Road College


Tynewydd School, Glamorganshire

Service number


WW1 rank


Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 13th Battalion

Theatre of war


Date of death

22 April 1918


Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, France (Grave/Memorial reference: II. B. 10.)


Sergeant Arthur William Cole was the son of William and Eliza Cole. Before coming to Borough Road College he was an active member of his local church, being the secretary of the Sunday school and a member of the Band of Hope. Cole attended Borough Road College for two years, graduating with an Intermediate Science London. He is listed as being destined to return to a school in his native Glamorgan. Cole joined the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in September 1914. He died on 22 April 1918, possibly during the German spring offensive. He was 31 when he died.


Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Borough Road College 1905 applications, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1909 Annual Report