*** Spitfire Mk.IX - MH907 - 9R-Z ***

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Spitfire Mk.IX - MH907 - 9R-Z - F/O F. R. M. Cook - 19:45 - near Lemmer
229 Squadron - 29th Aug 1944
1 KIA



!!! SPITFIRE ENGINE FOUND in 2010 and 2014 !!!
!!! during drainage works on Kavel A-8 near dyke !!!

info from farmer at Kavel A-8 - 16 Nov 2014
Under investigation for serialnumbers, etc ... info PATS - 17 Nov 2014

Shot down by flak - attacking barges in IJsselmeer 29-8-44 - F/O F.R.M. Cook killed
body washed ashore - buried as "unknown' - 31 Aug 1944 - Lemmer Cemetery - Plot C - Row 8 - Grave 219

Shot down by AA-fire from Radarstation "Eisbär" at Sondel (see correction below - info PATS )
Crashed in Noordoostpolder - SW of Lemmer - just over dyke - source: Jan J. van der Veer -

!!! C O R R E C T I O N !!!
Was not shot down by AA-Fire of "Eisbär", but from German FLAK-boats !!!
according eyewitness account of Wiebe Feenstra (born 02 Nov 1928, Lemmer)
source: "Oorlogsherinneringen 1940-1945 van Wiebe Feenstra"
info via John Nijenhuis, Lemmer - 15 Apr 2014

408971 - Flying Officer - Fighter Pilot - Frank Réné Malyon Cook - RAAF - Age 21 - KIA
- of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Plot C - Row 8 - Grave 219 - Lemmer General Cemetery



SGLO - T3959

SPITFIRE Mk.IX - MH907 - 9R-Z - 29 Aug 1944 - KAVEL A-8 - CREW 1

408971 - Flying Officer - Fighter Pilot - Frank Réné Malyon Cook - RAAF - Age 21 - KIA

- 1 KIA -

COOK(†)


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