Technical Sergeant 5 Richard A. Heidkamp was born 12 March 1922, at Covington, Boone County, Kentucky. He enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard at Covington, on 10 February 1941, with Battery C, 103rd Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft). He was inducted into federal service 10 February 1941, with his unit. Heidkamp died of wounds sustained in combat on 25 June 1944. He is buried in the Florence, Kentucky, Cemetery.
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