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Cook, Etsel John, Orangeville, Ontario. Military Service: Lance Corporal, Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada. Reg. No. B/144191 Shot at point blank range on 17 June 1944 just outside Mouen by members of the 12th SS Engineering Battalion, which was under the command of SS Major Siegfried Müller, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”. See PRU, File 05-29368 and Conduct Unbecoming, 120-121.
Additional Biographical Information:
Lance Corporal Etsel Cook was a son of Benjamin Calhoune and Sarah Jane Cook of Orangeville, Ontario.
Date of Death: 17 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: XVI.C.12.