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Billy Cotton
Birth: May 6, 1899
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Death: Mar. 25, 1969
Wembley
Greater London, England

Jazz Bandleader. Born at Smith Square, Westminster, London, he is best remembered for his radio and television show, the "Billy Cotton Band Show", which ran throughout the 1950's and 60's, and which was always preceded by his famous call of "Wakey! Wakey!". He had two sons Ted & Bill junior, the latter went on to become head of entertainment at the BBC. Billy Cotton died in Wembley, North London. His funeral was held at Golders Green Crematorium, and his ashes were temporarily deposited at Golders Green before later being removed. (bio by: Kieran Smith) 
 
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Golders Green Crematorium
Golders Green
London Borough of Barnet
Greater London, England
Plot: Temporary Deposit.
 
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Originally Created by: Kieran Smith
Record added: Jun 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7537133
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