Robert Carleton Cooke

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Achternaam Cooke
Beroep Radio Operator, Corporal
Geboortedatum 31 mei 1919
Geboorteplaats Cook County, Illinois, USA
Overlijdensplaats Noordzee, tussen de pieren van IJmuiden
Overlijdensdatum woensdag 6 december 1944
Begraafplaats Onbekend

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 december 1944   14:44 uur    B-17 G 43-37927      486BG/833BS USAAF   Noordzee, tussen de pieren van IJmuiden

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'The Last Roundup' was hit by Flak over the target. The battle-damaged aircraft was escorted by fighters over the Netherlands but in the end, shot down by Flak over IJmuiden. It crashed between the piers at IJmuiden harbour. The Fortress was on an operation to the Leuna oil refinery at Merseburg (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany).

Crew members:
Bruce C. Alexander, Pilot, 2nd Lieutenant, O-760522 USAAF / Margraten WOM, Limburg

Charles B. Bryson, Co-Pilot, 2nd Lieutenant, O-771285 USAAF / buried USA

Roy J. Sykora, Navigator, Flight Officer, T-130000 USAAF / Margraten WOM, Limburg

Walt C. Hummel, Bombardier, 1st Lieutenant, O-732847 USAAF / buried USA

Roy L. Henry, Engineer, Corporal 39838448 USAAF / buried Fort Gibson National Cemetery in the USA

Robert Carleton Cooke, Radio Operator, Corporal, 36747223 USAAF / buried USA

Isadore Wolstein, Ball Turret, Gunner Corporal, 17118603 USAAF / Margraten WOM, Limburg

Dwight K. Shurtleff, Waist Gunner, Corporal, 31141379 USAAF / Margraten WOM, Limburg

Chester Zolynski, Tail Gunner, Staff Sergeant, 33333655 USAAF / Margraten WOM, Limburg

 

 

Zie ook Americanairmuseum.com

Zie ook www.findagrave.com

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Genealogische gegevens.

Van www.findagrave.com

Chicago Tribune 12/17/1948 Abstract
Cpl. Robert E. Cooke, 8th Air Force, formerly of 2525 Arthur av., lost in action over Germany, 12/6/1944, former husband of Phyllis Cooke Sannem, father of Gray Robert Cooke, brother of Thomas. At chapel 5501 N. Ashland av., until noon, Sat. 12/18. Service and interment private.