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Douglas Wilson Cook
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1918
Converse County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1944
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Cook

Doug Cook was educated in Douglas. Following graduation he was employed by Mt. States Power Co. until April of 1943 when he was accepted in the Army Air Forces as a cadet. He had gone through basic training, academic training and pre-flight training, bombardier and navigator training to earn his wings and commission at Childress, Texas. From here he was transferred to Barksdale Field for the final polishing-off before leaving for overseas duty.

He passed away at the Barksdale Field hospital from injuries sustained in an airplane accident.

Lt. Cook was wed to Miss Ruth Bartshe on Sunday, April 6, 1941 at Douglas.

Aside from his wife, infant son, and parents he is survived by two brothers, Lt. R. Kenneth Cook, now a prisoner of war in Germany, and Donald D. Cook, RM 2/e, with the Atlantic fleet in the European sector, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Wilson of Douglas.

Information was obtained from his obituary in the Douglas Budget July 20, 1944.
Family links: 
  Douglas C. Cook (1893 - 1954)
  Bessie Wilson Cook (1896 - 1981)
  Ruth A. Bartshe Warnock (1919 - 2015)
  Richard Lee Cook (1942 - 1942)*
  Douglas Wilson Cook (1918 - 1944)
  Robert Kenneth Cook (1922 - 1950)*
  Don Cook (1923 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
"Wyoming 2 Lieut. Air Corps"
Douglas Park Cemetery
Converse County
Wyoming, USA
Created by: Betty Alberts
Record added: Aug 25, 2011
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Douglas Wilson Cook
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Douglas Wilson Cook
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- Wyoming 2 Lieut. Air Corps
 Added: Aug. 25, 2011
Rest in peace.
- Betty Alberts
 Added: Aug. 25, 2011

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