Cooper, Samuel Buck, 1st Lt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 5th Air Force
Service Years
1949 - 1951
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Shaw

Casualty Date
Jul 01, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
728th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy	452nd Bombardment Wing, Light5th Air Force
  1951-1951, 728th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1951-1951, AAF MOS 1051, 452nd Bombardment Wing, Light
  1951-1951, 5th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-26 (B-26) Invader  
  1951-1951, A-26 (B-26) Invader
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
First Lieutenant Cooper was the co-pilot of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 728th Bomber Squadron, 452nd Bomber Wing.

On 1 July 1951, while on a night intruder mission, his aircraft was shot down over the southern end of Wonsan Harbor, North Korea. He was listed as Missing in Action. 

Crew:
SSgt. George Jimmie Soto, gunner (MIA)
1st Lt. Clarence Edward Boyle Jr (MIA)
1st Lt. Samuel Buck Cooper a.k.a. "Sammy Buck" (MIA)
   
Comments/Citation
Notes/Links:

http://www.koreanwar.org/html/korean_war_project_remembrance.html
http://www.kimsoft.com/korea/mia-us.htm
http://452ndbombwing.org/losses/

http://kalaniosullivan.com/KunsanAB/3rdBW/Howitwasa.html# (1951-1954) http://www.patriotfiles.com/index.php?
name=Sections&req=viewarticle&artid=1476&allpages=1&theme=Printer
http://www.koreanwarpowmia.net/Missing/MIA_IND.asp?SERV_NO=AO%2D2221876
   
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