MCCOOL, JOSEPH EMERSON

Birthdate
Birthplace
Chichester, Quebec, Canada
Age
29
Parents
Son of Thomas Edward and Maria McCool of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Clerk
Service number
B/110288
Engagement
1942-03-31, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Disembarked
1943-11-12, Italy
Date of death
1945-03-10
Died
Belgium, Died
Force
Rank
Regiment (Fallen buddies)
Awards
Plot 11 | Row D | Grave 2

"MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE"

Military grave
Additional info

Overseas on September 26, 1942.

Qualified Driver I/C on September 1, 1944.

Disembarked in France on February 27, 1945.

Att. 1 Survey Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, 1 Canadian Corps Troops.

Has one brother Overseas, Private J.T. McCool C/100059, Canadian Forestry Company.

B/110288 Gunner J.E. McCool, 1 Cdn Survey Regt, RCA died of a puncture wound in the forehead at or about 1230 hrs 10 Mar 45 at 29 Kattestraat, Kuurne, Belgium.

The wound was caused by the discharge of a .380 Smith & Wesson revolver held very close to the forehead.

The revolver was property of F/77117, Sergeant C.F. Stuart of 1 Can Survey Regt, RCA, who was billeted in the same room as Gunner McCool.

No evidence as to the circumstances attending the shooting of B/1102288, Gunner J.E. McCool have ben forthcoming. 

For the past two months Gunner McCool has shown signs of being greatly worried about something of an unknown nature.