Muscatine County

S/Sgt. James C. Cooksey

 

 

COMES FOR VISIT.
Staff Sergeant James C. Cooksey, stationed at Ft. Jackson, S.C., with an infantry unit, is spending a 15-day furlough with his wife at their home, 116 Lord avenue.  He has been in the service for 18 months.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, July 8, 1944

LIST OF MISSING IN ACTION GREW IN 1944
Among those from this area who have been listed as missing in action in official dispatches to next of kin, and upon casualty lists of the armed services, are:

STAFF SGT. JAMES COOKSEY—Staff Sgt. James C. Cooksey, husband of the former Genevieve Naber, 115 Lord street, was listed as missing in action since Oct. 1, 1944. He entered the service on Feb. 17, 1943, and left for overseas duty on Aug. 22, of this year. He was a member of an infantry division.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, Friday, December 29, 1944