Kenneth Alan COOK

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COOK, Kenneth Alan

Service Number: 418227
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, 28 July 1923
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Air operations, Koetschen, Germany, 14 January 1945, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Choloy War Cemetery, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 418227

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Lancaster NN722 of 9SQN RAF was shot down near Leuna, Merseburg, Germany on the 14th of January 1945 with 6 out of the 7 crewmen killed in the crash:

Flight Sergeant John Erskine Brown MacLean 434641 RAAF

Flying Officer Kenneth Alan Cook 418227 RAAF

Flight Sergeant Maurice James McNamara 429719 RAAF

Flight Sergeant Bruce Cowper MacKnight 428879 RAAF

Sergeant Howard Taylor 3011426 RAF

Flight Sergeant Robert Watt 1579768 RAF

Flight Sergeant Michael John Kerrigan 434528 RAAF survived and became a Prisoner of War but died on the 22nd of March 1945 in Leipzig, Germany from complications following amputation of his leg

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