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Clifford Eugene Leroy Cook

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Clifford Eugene Leroy Cook

November 1, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/251484

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

106 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

April 27, 1923
Belleville, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 8, 1942
Kingston, Ontario

Son of James and Eva L. Cook, of Belleville, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 6. G. 5-9.

Location:

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY is located 39 Km north west of Antwerp and 19 Km after passing the Border into the Netherlands. The N11 connects Antwerp to Bergen op Zoom via Kapellen, Pulte, Hoogerheide and finally on to Bergen op Zoom. On reaching Bergen op Zoom railway station turn right onto the Stationsplein and after 200 M turn right onto the Bredastraat. Follow this road for 500 M where it becomes Wouwsestraatweg and carry straight on for 2.5 kilometres. The street name has now changed to the Ruytershoveweg and the BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left of this street. Steps into cemetery (not suitable for wheelchairs).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Clifford Eugene Leroy 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
  • Photo of Clifford Cook– Air Gunner: Sgt. Clifford Eugene Leroy Cook. Died at age 19 on mission with 106 squadron to Meerbeck Oil Plant, Homberg in the suburbs of Hamburg Germany.
  • Photo of Clifford Cook– Clifford at home on the wharf in Belleville
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Clifford Eugene Leroy 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Clifford Eugene Leroy Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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