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Cookson, Ralph E.
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Source: Service Record of Men and Women, Page 28

Ralph E. Cookson

Address: Kinderhook, Illinois.

Entered Service: August 10, 1944.

Branch of Service: Navy.

Training Stations: Great Lakes, Illinois; Fort Pierce, Florida; Norfolk, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana; USS Cavallers; USS Ingram; San Diego, California.

Overseas: December 1944. Returned: November 15, 1946.

Theatre of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific; American Area.

Decorations: American Area Campaign Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal.

Discharged: San Diego, California. July 21, 1947.

Rating: Seaman First Class.

Served: Thirty-five months and twenty-one days.

Present Occupation: Farmer.

Escorted flagship of 5th Fleet into Sasapo and Nagasaki, Japan.

Parents, E. R. and Daisy Cookson, Wife, Junita.

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