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Captain Victor I. Cook (C.O.)

Victor Ignatius Cook Jr. was born on December 17, 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland to parents Victor I. Cook and Elizabeth Bowling Cook. Attended Loyola University and played football. On October 6, 1941 he enlisted in the U. S. Army on October 6, 1941 with the rank of private with serial number 33067818. Later, he was commissioned as an officer with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.

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Cook was the commander of the 41st CIC (attached to the 41st Division) until February 1944. He was replaced by Cannon. Assigned to the 201st CIC as commanding officer during February 1944 at Goodenough Island, New Guinea.

Led the combat landing at Hollandia, Biak and Lingayen Gulf, Luzon Philippines.

Cook earned the Bronze Star.

Cook passed away on December 17, 1979 at age 62. He is buried at Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville, Maryland at Maple Slope Garden 718B, lot 1 or 2

NARA World War II Army Enlistment Records - Victor I. Cook, Jr.
FindAGrave - Victor Ignatius Cook Jr. (grave photo)