Campbell, Edward Everett, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1953-1953, 19th Bombardment Wing, Medium
Service Years
1941 - 1953
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oak Hill
Last Address
Kadena AB, Okinawa

Casualty Date
Jul 07, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Memorial Park Cemetery - McCook , Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen


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Aviator (Command)


 
 Unit Assignments
715th Bombardment Squadron, MediumUS Air Force28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors19th Bombardment Wing, Medium
  1952-1953, 715th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
  1952-1953, 509th Bombardment Wing, Medium
  1953-1953, 28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors
  1953-1953, 19th Bombardment Wing, Medium
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  
  1953-1953, B-29 Superfortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Date: 07-JUL-1953
Time:  
Type:
Boeing B-29A-65-BW Superfortress
Owner/operator: 19th BW, 28th BS, USAF
Registration: 44-69818
C/n / msn: 10650
Fatalities: Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province -   South Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport: Airfield K-3, Pohang, South Korea
Narrative:
Attached to 19th Bomb Wing, 28th Bomb Squasdron, USAF, and named "Star Duster". On tactical mission, encountered poor weather at recovery airfield, and, low on fuel, crashed during landing approach at Airfield K-3 (Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea). All 13 crew killed, but only the remains of nine of the crew were recovered:

ABNEY, Donald L. A2C USAF RCV Remains recovered
CAMPBELL, Edward E. LTCOL USAF RCV Remains recovered
DAVIS, Earl A. A1C USAF RCV
DE LANCY, John G. A2C USAF RCV
FLEMING, Edward J. A2C USAF RCV Remains recovered
HARRIS, Ralph L. 1LT USAF RCV Remains recovered
MAPLES, Percy J. A1C USAF RCV Remains recovered
MCGUIRE, Charles F. CAPT USAF RCV Remains recovered
PERSON, Robert L. 1LT USAF RCV
THOMAS, James C. A1C USAF RCV
VANDARWARKA, Clayton W. 1LT USAF RCV Remains recovered
WALKER, FNU USAF RCV Remains recovered
WRIGHT, Kenneth E. A2C USAF RCV Remains recovered

Sources:
http://amthor.org/19/19planes/index.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1944_4.html
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/korwald_info_1961.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pohang
http://home.comcast.net/~noseart/starduster.jpg
http://www.accident-report.com/world/asia/korea1.html

 

   
Comments/Citation

http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_4758#.U2LlMFcbFVU
 
Birth:  Dec. 18, 1918
Oak Hill (Jackson County)
Jackson County
Ohio, USA
Death:  Jul. 7, 1953, South Korea


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

 
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
McCook
Red Willow County
Nebraska, USA
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