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Spencer Waddy Cook

In memory of:

Flying Officer Spencer Waddy Cook

June 22, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25395

Age:

34

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1910
Santa Fe, Tennessee

Enlistment:

March 7, 1942
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of Dr. Maximilian M. Cook, and Minnie W. Cook, of Santa Fe, Tennessee.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. F. 10.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • 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 Spencer Waddy Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Spencer Waddy Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– On the city hall in Drunen he is also remembered
  • Photo of Spencer Cook
  • Photo of Spencer Waddy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Spencer Waddy Cook– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– 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
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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