Cook, James Hill, ENS

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1942, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Service Years
1941 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grand Cane
Last Address
Grand Cane/Shreveport

Casualty Date
Aug 22, 1942
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1942, World War II Fallen
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffVT-8USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1941-1941, Naval Flight Training
  1941-1942, VT-8
  1942-1942, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
 Colleges Attended 
Louisiana Tech University
  1938-1940, Louisiana Tech University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Ens. James Cook was lost at sea after taking off from the USS Saratoga (CV-3). He flew the TBF-1 "Avenger"  torpedo bomber aircraft. Also lost was his tail gunner. The third crewmember was picked up.
   
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