A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- C W Cooke -


Charles William Cooke, son of John Henry and Esther Agnes Cooke, of Whippingham, Isle of Wight.
Commemorated on the East Cowes War Memorial

Service details

Sergeant 563427 C W Cooke, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :8 September 1940 aged 26
Where buried or commemorated :Runnymede Memorial
Squadron :101 Sqn
Aircraft :Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV R2788
Crew :
Pilot :Sgt C W CookeCWGC record ...
Navigator :Sgt C J DayCWGC record ...
Wireless Operator :Sgt R N SpencerCWGC record ...

The aircraft took off at 20:55 hrs from RAF West Raynham for Ops on Boulogne but was lost without trace. The crew are commemorated on the Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede. Charles William Cooke was born on 25 April 1914 and the family lived at Westbury, Grange Road, Whippingham, Isle of Wight.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth, and taken from the press cutting shown from the Isle of Wight County Press


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