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KIA 12 August, 1940 in aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 610 Sq. at Ellham, Kent, SE of Ashford. His E-1 exploded in mid-air. Buried Hawkinge Cem., Kent, German Plot "O", Row 1, Gr 15 (M.Croft). One known victory, his 1st, a Potez 63 at Peppel, south of Tilburg, 13 May, 1940.