LEMUEL D. COOKE, CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Lemuel Cooke '39

Date of birth: October 7, 1916

Date of death: May 17, 1950

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Unable to find details of Lem's loss, but he does appear on a list of aviators involved in an accident or incident.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Unable to find citation for his Distinguished Flying Crosses (listed on gravestone).

Wartime Service

Lem was a member of Fighting Squadron (VF) 17 for at least some portion of the period from October 1943 until he departed in December 1943.


Class of 1939

Lemuel is one of 75 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.