WW II - COOK, LESLIE E

Cook, Leslie Edward

WW II - COOK, LESLIE EDWARD
COOK, LESLIE EDWARD

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: Headquarters & Service Troop, 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Awards: Purple Heart Medal

Entered service: 12-Mar-1943

Enlisted: Camp Croft, South Carolina

Enlisted by: Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Date of birth: 3-Dec-1924

Hometown: Guilford County, North Carolina

Marital status: Single, with dependents. Parents: Gurney Francis White Cook, Alice Melinda [Vestal] Cook

Campaign: World War II

Date of casualty: 3-Apr-1945

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Killed in action.
Leslie E Cook was killed when the jeep in which he was riding was hit by anti-tank shell.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
PFC Leslie E Cook
2LT Frank D Osborne

Location of fatality: Sandrup, Germany

Place of interment: Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Liege, Belgium

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

 

The owner of this website has made a commitment to accessibility and inclusion, please report any problems that you encounter using the contact form on this website. This site uses the WP ADA Compliance Check plugin to enhance accessibility.