- Born 20-01-1920 in Edmonton, Middlesex.
- Deceased 06-11-1940 in Agelo near Ootmarsum – 20 years.
- Parents Owen Edward and Elizabeth Cole nee Dunn from Tottenham, Middlesex, England.
50th Squadron – Royal Air Force. Sergeant (wireless operator, airgunner) Volunteer Reserve – Service nr. 755025
Douglas grew up with his sister in Tottenham. His father was a soldier at the Royal Field Artillery at the First World War. After that he was a papermachinist. At the moment more is not known about his family.
Based on his servicenumber he entered the Royal Air Force Voluntair Reserve Pilots in januar 1937.
Buried: N.H. Begraafplaats in Ootmarsum.
Awarded with the War Medal, the 1939-1945 Star and the Europe Star.
Text on grave: ‘There is in this earth a richer dust concealed; a dust whom England bor.’