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Northumberland in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke

1911 - 1944

 

— in loving memory of our son —

 
1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
1. 1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke Marker
Inscription.  

Who dared to die that we might live.
Born in Northumberland Pa.
Son of Geo. & Margaret Cooke
Enlisted in 102 Cavalry - Served 4 years W.W.II
Wounded in France Sept. 14 1944
Killed in Holland Oct. 27 1944.
Awarded Silver Star for Gallantry in Action

 
Erected by George and Margaret Cooke.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 53.907′ N, 76° 48.16′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Monument is in Riverview Cemetery, just SW of the Veterans Circle that is about 350 feet from the 7th Street entrance between North Avenue and Hanover Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Priestley (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial
1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
2. 1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town Clock and Chimes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.7 miles away); Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
 
Regarding 1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke. Was serving with Troop C, 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Armored Division, when he was killed during the "Battle of the Canals."
 
Also see . . .  US Non-Airborne Troops in Holland in World War II. (Submitted on July 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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