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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Joseph Cooke

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Joseph Cooke

April 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/88607

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Richard Patrick and Mary Cooke, of Hamilton, 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:

6. A. 17.

Location:

HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located 30 km from Brussels and 3 km south of Leuven. Turn left out of Leuven railway station onto the Tiensevest(ring road R 23). Follow the Tiensevest through the junctions Tiensepoort and Parkpoort and along the Naamsepoort. Turn left at the Naamsepoort onto the Naamsesteenweg (N251) signposted Namen, Waver & Heverlee. Continue until you cross the railway line at Heverlee and take the first left turn into the Hertogstraat. Follow Hertogstraat to the end and turn right at the Sport Hall onto the Kerpelstraat. Continue down the Kerpelstraat until you come to a crossroads at which the HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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– Pilot Officer John Joseph Cooke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Joseph Cooke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of John Joseph Cooke– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Joseph Cooke– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Joseph Cooke– 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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