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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jackson Chartis Cooke

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Jackson Chartis Cooke

November 29, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/173576

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

103 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

Conspicuous Gallantry Medal - (Flying)- C.G.M.

Honours and Awards:

Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

Additional Information


Born:

March 24, 1924
Grey County, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 6, 1942
Hamilton, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 278 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

8. C. 10.

Location:

The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star 5 Jan. 1945
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Jackson Chartis Cooke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Jackson Chartis Cooke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Jackson Chartis Cooke– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– F/S J C Cooke and crew. Left to right. Front row - Melvin Orr, Roy Hill.
Back row - Edward " Paddy " McGrath, Alfred " Eddy " Mann, James Goff, Jackson Cooke, and John McCoubrey
  • Photo of Jackson Cooke– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Oakville Book of Remembrance
  • Oakville Remembers Biography
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 2)
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 3)
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 4)

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