|Place of birth||Tyabb, Victoria|
|School||Tyabb State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr G G Cole, Tyabb, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Warragul, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||23|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Brothers:  Captain Lewis George COLE, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919; 4398 Pte Godfrey Laurence COLE, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 May 1917; taken on strength, 7th Bn, in the field, 10 May 1917.
Detached to Corps Pigeon School, 25 February 1918; rejoined Bn, 27 February 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian field Ambulance, 29 June 1918 (influenza), and transferred same day to 18th Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to duty, 19 July 1918; rejoined Bn, 21 July 1918.
Wounded in action, 9 August 1918.
Died of wounds, 9 August 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COLE Harry Theodore|