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Col Harvey Weir Cook
Birth: Jun. 30, 1892
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.
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Section O, Grave 440
 
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Record added: Mar 20, 2001
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Col Harvey Weir Cook
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