LTC Edward Everett Campbell

LTC Edward Everett Campbell

Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio, USA
Death 7 Jul 1953 (aged 34)
South Korea
Burial McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 112703925 · View Source
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Edward Everett Campbell served in WWII.
He also served and died in the KOREAN WAR.

Birth Year: 1918

Nativity State or Country: Ohio
State of Residence: Ohio
County or City: Jackson

Enlistment Date: 27 Sep 1941
Enlistment State: Ohio
Enlistment City: Fort Hayes Columbus
Branch: Air Corps
Grade: Aviation Cadet

Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 3 years of college
Civil Occupation: Teachers (secondary school) and principals
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 71
Weight: 151

Birth Date: 21 Dec 1918
Gender: Male
Home City: Oak Hill
Home State: Ohio
Citizen Status: US Citizen
Death Date: 7 Jul 1953
Processed Date: Nov 1976
Casualty Country: Korea
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Cause: Aircraft Loss/Crash Not at Sea
Casualty Air: Fixed Wing Air Casualty - Non-Aircrew
Service Branch: US Air Force
Component: Regular (RA, USN, USAF, USMC, USCG)
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Service ID: 8659A

Notes: Lieutenant Colonel Campbell was aircraft commander of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 28th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Wing. On July 7, 1953, as the aircraft was returning from a bombing mission, it crashed during the landing approach to Pohang Air Base (K-3). All thirteen airmen were killed. Lieutenant Colonel Campbell was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

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  • Created by: Jackson Cty,OH & Kinfolk
  • Added: 21 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112703925
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Edward Everett Campbell (18 Dec 1918–7 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112703925, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Jackson Cty,OH & Kinfolk (contributor 47496003) .