Chicago Tribune 12/17/1948 Abstract
Cpl. Robert C. Cooke, 8th Air Force, formerly of 2525 Arthur av., lost in action over Germany, 12/6/1944, former husband of Phyllis Cooke Sannem, father of Gary Robert Cooke, brother of Thomas. At chapel 5501 N. Ashland av., until noon, Sat. 12/18. Service and interment private.
Suggested edit: Served as the Radio Operator on board B-17 "The Last Roundup" # 43-37927, on the 6 December 1944 mission to Merseburg, Germany. The B-17 was hit by Flak and crashed near Ijmuiden, The Netherlands.
Contributor: MAJ Jimmy Cotton (48803557)
Thanks for the addition
Phyllis Dorothy Pokorney Sannem
1920–2016 (m. 1942)