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Walter Le Roy Cook

In memory of:

Flying Officer Walter Le Roy Cook

November 4, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86874

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

626 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Born:

November 24, 1916

Son of Vera E. Cook, of Leamington, Ontario, Canada.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Row BB. Coll. grave 15-19.

Location:

KORTRIJK (ST. JAN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 28 Km east of Ieper town centre on the N8 Meenseweg. From Ieper Kortrijk is reached via the N8 Meenseweg which is a continuous road running from Ieper to Kortrijk via Menen (Menin) and Wevelgem. On reaching the town of Kortrijk the N8 crosses the R8 ring road. 2 Km beyond this landmark lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road. The Commission plot is located at the back side of the cemetery, furthest away from the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Walter Le Roy Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Walter Le Roy Cook 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 Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy CookArcher– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Le Roy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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