Virginia Heroes

Robert Nelson Cooke

Second Lieutenant, Army

Born: February 4, 1918
Hometown: Fauquier County, Virginia
Entered: November 12, 1941
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 15, 1944
Died In: over Belgium

Second Lieutenant Cooke served with the 429th Fighter Squadron, 474th Fighter Group, 70th Fighter Wing, 9th Air Force. He deployed to Europe in August 1944.

He is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium.

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