1LT Donald Shields Kobey

1LT Donald Shields Kobey

Birth
Death 6 Mar 1952 (aged 25)
Burial Bonita, San Diego County, California, USA
Memorial ID 91873703 · View Source
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USNA Class of 1950, First Lieutenant Donald Kobey was living in Warren, AZ when he entered the service and was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 80th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group.

On March 6, 1952, while a gunnery range, his aircraft crashed into the water at high speed.

He was awarded 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.


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  • Created by: Finding Family
  • Added: 13 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91873703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Donald Shields Kobey (14 Feb 1927–6 Mar 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91873703, citing Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Finding Family (contributor 47632171) .