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 Harvey Weir Cook
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Harvey Weir Cook

Birth
Wilkinson, Hancock County, Indiana, USA
Death 24 Mar 1943 (aged 50)
New Zealand
Cenotaph Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 12782 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 6 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harvey Weir Cook (30 Jun 1892–24 Mar 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12782, citing Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .