Cooke, Leon Othello, Pfc

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1952, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Service Years
1948 - 1952

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Washington, D.C.
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 05, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 



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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
  1949-1950, 4677, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1950-1952, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Second Battle of Seoul
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of the Imjin River
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
  1951-1951 CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)6
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 11, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
   
Comments/Citation
PFC Leon Cooke was Killed In Action while Missing In Action in the North Korean Sector on July 5, 1952.  He was a member of the 25th Reconnaissance Company of the 25th Infantry Division.  He was returned to the United States in early September of 1952 and interned at Arlington National Cemetery on September 10, 1952 (Section 33 Site 6601).  He was an African American Soldier.
   
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen3/4 Cav Association
  1952, Korean War Fallen
  1988, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
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