Linn County

Pvt. William Sylvester Cook




William Sylvester Cook was born Aug. 2, 1910 to Bushnell and Margaret B. Kettering Cook. He died Aug. 11, 1944 and is buried in Brittany American Cemetery, Saint James, France.

Pvt. Cook served in World War II with the U.S. Army 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division and was KIA in France and awarded the Purple Heart.