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Robert Douglas Cook

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Robert Douglas Cook

May 25, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/62860

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Peter William and Mary Cook, of River Charlo, Restigouche Co., New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4221.

Location:

Startford-Upon-Avon Cemetery contains 22 First World War burials, made mainly from the hospital at Clopton House. During the Second World War, there was a contingent of the Royal Canadian Air Force based at nearby Wellesboune Mountford and of the 137 Second World War burials (most of them forming a war graves plot), 97 are of Canadian airmen. The cemetery also contains 15 war graves of other nationalities.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– 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– Flight Sergeant Robert Douglas Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Robert Douglas Cook is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury

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