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Edward J Kinkopf




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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Event Location Date
Born Alliance, OH 6 August 1925

Son of Mat Kinkopf.

Lived in Mahoning County, OH, USA 1943
Lived in Alliance, OH August 1943

1507 1/2 Alden Avenue

Enlisted Newport, KY, USA 19 January 1944

Newport, Kentucky

466th BG Combat Tour RAF Attlebridge 12 December 1944 – 25 April 1945

Completed 31 combat missions

Died Olympia, WA 3 June 2021
Buried Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery Alliance, OH

Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Stark County, Ohio


Date Contributor Update
27 April 2022 20:57:36 Al_Skiff Changes to highest rank, awards, events and unit associations

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2020 01:14:39 466thHistorian Changes to events
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom, page 227

Date Contributor Update
16 February 2015 21:30:01 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
22 December 2014 01:04:53 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:28 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 347