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Roy James Cook

In memory of:

Flying Officer Roy James Cook

January 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

168676

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Division:

625 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Flying Medal - awarded as per London Gazette 7 January 1944.

Additional Information


Born:

January 1, 1921
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William Wood and Dorothy May Cook of Vancouver, British Columbia. The Province of British Columbia honoured Flying Officer Cook by naming Cook Point for him. It is located at the North East side of Nelson Island, Jervis Inlet, New Westminster Land District. Although his home is recorded as being Toronto, there is a Memorial Window dedicated to him in St.Luke's Anglican Church, Victoria, British Columbia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MARISSEL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 209.

Location:

Marissel is a commune on the east side of Beauvais. Beauvais is a Cathedral City in the Department of the Oise.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Roy James Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Roy James Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Roy Cook– F/O R.J.COOK DFM
  • Photo 2 of Roy Cook
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Magazine Article
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  • Magazine Article (Page 7)
  • Magazine Article (Page 8)
  • Saint Luke Anglican church

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