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Cook, J.F., F.Sgt., 1943
In Heverlee War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 524567 Sergeant (Flight Engineer) James Falshaw Cook, serving with the Royal Air Force who died 14/02/1943.

In St. James Churchyard is a family headstone which reads:

memory of
a dear mother
& grandmother
Barbara Cook
died 8th Sept. 1997
aged 82 years.
Beloved wife
of the late
James Falshaw

Flt.Sgt. Cook of 15 Sqdn was in a Stirling bomber which took off from Bourn on a raid to Cologne when it was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Limburg, Belgium. All the crew were killed and buried at St. Truiden though their graves are now at Heverlee War Cemetery.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1943.

Tony Hibberd has added the following:
Stirling BF448 LS-T had departed Bourn at 1825 for Ops CologneIt was intercepted at 4500M, 3km NNW of Hechteren, 12km N of Hasselt by a Night -Fighter captained by Ofw Fritz Schellwat (V/NJG1) and shot down at 2056 for his 8th Abschuss
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part 1 Dr Theo Boiten

The CWGC entry for Flight Sergeant Cook

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk