Cook, James Hill, ENS

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Last Rank
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

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

Casualty Date
Aug 22, 1942
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Solomon Islands
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/ Advancement Schools
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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