Leroy Moore Cooke

Leroy Moore Cooke

Birth
Death 27 Nov 1950 (aged 32)
North Korea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Site 3759-2
Memorial ID 125343142 · View Source
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Leroy was living in Georgetown, DE when he entered the service and was a member of Company H, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division.

He was Killed in Action while fighting the Chinese near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea on November 27, 1950 and was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Bio by: Finding Family


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Delaware
Captain
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
World War II
Korea


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  • Created by: Paul Hays
  • Added: 19 Feb 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 125343142
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leroy Moore Cooke (27 Sep 1918–27 Nov 1950), Find a Grave Memorial no. 125343142, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Paul Hays (contributor 47393402) .