|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||29°37' 17°31 Asc. 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.
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)