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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.
 
Location. 40° 53.907′ N, 76° 48.16′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Touch for map. 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. Marker is in this post office area: Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Priestley (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Priestley House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wyoming Path (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Joseph Priestley (approx. one mile away); Shikellamy (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
 
Regarding 1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke.
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
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.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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