|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1893|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1943|
Aviation combat ace of World War One. While flying with the 94th (Hat-in-the-Ring) Aero Squadron, Captain Weir-Cook was credited with seven victories, including 4 enemy balloons. As a Lieutenant Colonel during the Second World War, he was killed while flying over New Zealand. Weir-Cook was from Wilkinson, Indiana and for many years Indianapolis' principal airport was known as Weir-Cook airport. A memorial in his honor remains on display at the now Indianapolis International Airport.
Cause of death: Killed while flying a P-40 fighter over New Zealand during World War Two.
Note: Entered the service from Indiana.
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Plot: Section O, Grave 440
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20858
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Added: Dec. 3, 2013
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.|
Added: Jun. 30, 2013
Thanks so much for your service in both WWI & WWII. Glad to know that you are also a fellow Anderson High graduate. Our family also shares your contributions to early aviation and personal friendships with other noted aviators such as Jimmy Doolittle.|
Added: Jun. 2, 2013
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