Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday ~ My Great Grandfather Daniel Cocklin

Daniel Cocklin was born Oct. 2 ,1882 in St. Georges East  London England. He served in the First World War, Canadian Army Vet Corps. 18th Battalion from February 11 1916 till 1918.
   He passed  away on March 19, 1919 from wounds sustained in the war. He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey England, Section 3, L 14.

  November 11th each year his name is read out loud along with the other names on page 531 of the "Book of Remembrance" a prayer is said and  then page 531 remains open and on display for public viewing in the Chapel of Parliament of Canada for that day.

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