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Cole, Douglas Owen (Engels)

  • 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.’