26-07-1944 367th FG 393 FS 9th U.S.A.A.F. P-38J 44-23650 1st Lt Cooksey. Location: Ibsley (Station No.347 U.K.)
Mission: Not known.

Date: 26th July 1944

Unit:: 367th FG, 393rd FS, 9th U.S.A.A.F.

Type: Lockheed P-38J.

Serial: 44-23650'

Coded: 8L-

Location: Ibsley (Station No. 347, Hampshire, England)

PILOT: 1st Lt. Albert B Cooksey. 0-756502. U.S.A.A.F. Killed.


Lt. Cooksey was killed as a result of a mid-air collision, after taking off on a mission on July 26th 1944. His aircraft
colided with P-38J. 42-68044 flown by Lt. Robert M Brandt. A 3rd P-38J 42-68186 flown by Lt. Robert R Green was also hit by
the debris and lost a gearbox and propeller. Lt. Green maintained control of his aircraft and managed to make a single
engine at Stoney Cross. Both other pilots safe.

Pasted Graphic
1st Lt. Albert B Cooksey with his P-38 (Brownless/Croft)

(2) 367th Memorial
th FG Memorial at Ibsley, Hampshire, England.


1st Lt. Albert B Cooksey. 0-756502, is buried in The Golden Gate National Cemetery, Bruno, California, U.S.A.

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless & Mike Croft in 1995, page updated August 2014.

Privacy : Cookies : Responsibilities

Your privacy we take very seriously. We therefore never make your email address available to any third party, unless you specifically request us to. We do not collect any personal information about you for any purpose what so ever. Where cookies are used, this is to provide us with anonymous statistical information about how our pages are being used so that we can optimise our site for you, our users. Which enables us to measure how long a user remains on our site before moving on, but information is always anonymous.
Read more.