Kypke, Walter

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Kypke, Walter Gender: M
Walter Karl Otto Kÿpke
born on 22 September 1893 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Stettin, Germany, 53n26, 14e34
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 29°37' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°31 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 27°15'


German early military aviator who flew in the predecessor to the Luftwaffe, the Luftstreitkräfte. This itinerant flying ace accumulated nine official aerial victories, which were scored in four of the seven flying units with which he served; the wins were spread over a three-year period. Kypke served for the entirety of World War I, rising to command during his final year of combat.

He died in an airplane crash on 6 June 1924, aged 30, in Magdeburg.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from German Archives.


  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWI)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Flying ace)