Roscoe Cook

New Jersey, USA
Death 19 Feb 1922
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 15, Lot 127
Memorial ID 167769284 · View Source
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After suffering for several months from tuberculosis, Roscoe Cook, 24, a former member of the 59th Pioneer Regiment, died in the Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver, Col., yesterday. He lived at the home of Mrs. Mary Kirkley, 505 Poplar street, now of 714 Poplar street, for nine years.

Cook re-enlisted in 1921 in the hospital detachment of the medical corps of the army. He was sent to the Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, Cal., but later was transferred to the Fitzsimmons Hospital in Denver, Col., the place of his death. He had been in the latter place for seven months. He was a native of New Jersey.

The body will be shipped to this city where the funeral services will be conducted at the home of Mrs. Kirkley.

Funeral Director H. Herbert Hirzel is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

(The Evening Journal, Wilmington, DE, 20 Feb 1922 (Monday), Page 9)

Military Funeral for R. Cook
The funeral of Roscoe Cook, former member of Company H, 59th Pioneers, who died at Denver, Col., on Sunday will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the residence of Mrs. Mary Kirkley, 14 Poplar street. Rev. George White Dawson will officiate. Six former soldiers who served with Cook will act as pall-bearers. Interment will be in Riverview cemetery.

Cook served in France. His body is expected to arrive in this city Thursday.

(Every Evening, Wilmington, DE, 22 Feb 1922 (Wednesday), Page 6)


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