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Ralph E Knoebel


Ralph served as a pilot in the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron of the 10th Photo Recon Group out of Middle Wallop, England. On 22 June 1944, he was shot down flying F-6 42-103378 fifteen miles west of St Quentin, France and was Killed in Action. He is buried at Epinal American Cemetery.



Associated Place

  • Middle Wallop

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber station with a grass airfield, concrete perimeter track and hardstandings, Middle Wallop opened as a training base in April 1940, before construction was complete. Used as an RAF day-fighter and night-fighter base during 1940...


Event Location Date
Born Indiana, USA 1922
Lived in Jefferson County, IN, USA December 1940
Enlisted Lawrence Township, IN, USA 7 December 1940

At Fort Benjamin Harrison

Died 02100 Saint-Quentin, France 22 June 1944

Plot A Row 27 Grave 41


Date Contributor Update
13 December 2016 11:34:48 Lucy May Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, place associations and aircraft associations

NARA enlistment record:

MACR 6276

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2015 10:38:28 Cym118 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, events and unit associations

9th Roll of Honor, Mr C B East