Virginia Heroes

Robert Morris Cooke

Private First Class, Army

Born: January 31, 1946
Hometown: Washington County, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: June 20, 1966
Died In: Phu Yen Province, South Vietnam

PFC Cooke served as an Infantryman with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. He died during Operation Nathan Hale in the vicinity of Trung Luong, 8 kilometers east of Dong Tre Airfield in Phu Yen Province. He is buried at Knollkreg Memorial Park, Abingdon, Virginia.

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