Cole, Victor Wilson


War Service:
Major VICTOR WILSON COLE of the 2/5th battalion Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) died on 13 April 1945,aged 31.

He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy.

The Argenta Gap was a well defended strip of land between Lake Comaccio and the coastal marshes near Ferrara in Lombardy which blocked the Allied advance into north-eastern Italy. The 2/5 Queens , as part of the 56th (London) Division, took part in the assault which began on 12 April.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial and the roll of honour at

He was the son of Charles and Katherine Cole of Croydon and husband of Rita Llilian Cole of West Croydon.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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