"The second son of the late A. W. Cook, C.I.E., I.C.S., of Calcutta, and Mrs. Cook, Willstead Lodge, Lee-on-Solent"
prev. exp. 325hrs
prev. RAFVR from 1935-7 (invalided out due to ill health)
and, a Tea Broker
O.C. No 7 Ferry Pool, Sherburn, from 22 July 1941
"He is exceptionally keen, hard-working and competent as a pilot, but there has been some risk that he judges others by his own standards and drives his pilots too hard."
... although Brief Glory puts it rather differently: "But from the Pool Commander - who in most cases spent as much time in the air as his most junior pilot - downwards, everyone was happy."
d. Jun 1958 - Surrey