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Harvey Weir Cook

  • Birth 30 Jun 1892 Wilkinson, Hancock County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 24 Mar 1943 New Zealand
  • Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
  • Plot Section O, Grave 440
  • Memorial ID 20858

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.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Indiana.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 20 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20858
  • 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. 20858, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .