Cole, Henry Alfred [Harry]
- Stephen Bourne
Cole, Henry Alfred [Harry] (1930–2008), police constable and author, was born on 12 July 1930 at 48A Lower Road, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, London, the son of Henry Alfred Cole, furrier, and his wife, Emma Elizabeth, née Shipgood. Born and raised in south London, he left school during the Second World War when he was fourteen and became in turn a cricket-bat maker, soldier, and stonemason. On 20 September 1952 he married ...