Augustus Karl Kempkey

Male8 October 1919–16 April 1944

Brief Life History of Augustus Karl

When Augustus Karl Kempkey was born on 8 October 1919, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, his father, Augustus Kempkey, was 39 and his mother, Emeline E Cobbledick, was 39. He lived in Brentwood, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1920 and Piedmont, Alameda, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 16 April 1944, in Papua New Guinea, at the age of 24, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Augustus Kempkey
Emeline E Cobbledick
Emiline Elizabeth Kempkey
Catherine Isabelle Kempkey
Augustus Karl Kempkey

Sources (7)

  • Karl A Kempkey in household of Augustus Kempkey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Augustus K Kempkey, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Augustus K Kempkey, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.


Age 8

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: diminutive of Kemp .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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