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2Lt Harold Corwin Cook
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1917
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1943, At Sea

Cook was the navigator on B-24D #41-23818, assigned to the 8th Air Force, 44th Bombardment Group, 67th Bombardment Squadron. They were flying from Shipdham England on a bombing mission against St. Nazaire France. Very soon after leaving the English coast, Another plane in the formation, B-24D #40-2354, had some kind of trouble maintaining position in the formation and collided with Cook's. Both planes burst into flames, exploded and plunged into the English Channel. Four parachutes were seen by other air crews, but rescue boats were unable to locate any of the men from either plane.

He received the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Because his body was not recovered, his name is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bernard Corwin Cook (1888 - 1942)
  Marcia Victoria Marston Cook (1890 - 1984)
 
Note: Entered the service from Illinois.
 
Burial:
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
Coton
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: dfr
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56288738
2Lt Harold Corwin Cook
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2Lt Harold Corwin Cook
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2Lt Harold Corwin Cook
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