AR banner

The Kracker Luftwaffe Archive: Axis Powers Pilots and Crew

Data derived from many sources. Perfection is our goal: Corrections and Additions are encouraged and requested. Please Email us
32,000+ Entries in Database: largest in the world
Please email us any photos you have. We will acknowledge you in the database unless requested otherwise.
This is a non-political research resource. The author of this material does not condone hatred in any form,
neither does he support oppressive and despotic regimes or political systems. See our Statement

In some cases you can see a pilot's extended record of victories in date order from our Luftwaffe Victories database
To see a list of German WW2 Aces consult German WW2 Aces Database
Click an image to expand. Click the Awards button for explanations.

We are very keen to receive your Luftwaffe crew images, such as the one below. This is a rare image of a group of unknown Luftwaffe crew members which we rescued from a museum
in Riga, Latvia that was closing down. If you can identify any of the personnel please let us know.




Searches on 2 characters now allowed e.g RK, EK, JG, FW. Previously 3 character minimum

See a sample search

Enter Your search conditions and click Search This

These are the results of your search:

You searched for: “burbridge

#PilotRankBornPlaceScoreUnitsAircraftAwardsNotesPhoto
(Click to Expand)
Links
1 Hoevermann, ErnstLt2Stab III/NJG-2Ju 88G-1
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14/15 October, 1944 during aerial combat with a Mosquito of RAF No. 85 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr B. Burbridge, at Avenwedde (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" 120 km ENE of Fundef. "Ida" on 31 March, 1944. A 2nd, a Halifax 30 km E of Brussels on 28 April, 1944.
2 Runzel, ErnstOblt16/NJG-1Bf 110 EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4/5 November, 1944 near Urdenbach (Düsseldorf) in the River Rhine, shot down by a Mosquito of RAF No. 85 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr B. Burbridge. Source: T. Boiten.
3 Sarzio, GustavUffz56/NJG-1Bf 110EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4/5 November, 1944 at Viersen/Rheinland during aerial combat with a Mosquito of RAF No. 85 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr B. Burbridge (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" at Feindbögen (Feindhoren?) on 13 June, 1944. A "4 mot" at Deelen on 17 June, 1944. Two "4 mots" on 21 July, 1944; one near Beacon "St Trond", the 2nd W of Beacon "Deelen". Another "4 mot" on 13 August, 1944, no location given.
4 Schmitz, Gerhard6/NJG-3 (Grove De.)Ju 88G-1 Werk # 710579 (lost)Wound Badge (9/11/44)
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat with a Mosquito of RAF No. 85 Sq., piloted by S/L Burbridge and Nav. F/L Skelton. Near Odense Denmark, the Mosquito closed in and downed the Ju 88, which crashed on a farm near Hojme, west of Odense. Schmitz bailed safely, but broke a leg upon landing. His unnamed Gunner Bailed safely without injury. R/O Uffz Heinrich Heckmann was found next to the crashsite, severely wounded, was taken to a hospital, but died that same day. He is buried in the AllesoCemetery on 13 September, 1944, but transferred to the Odense Cemetery in the 1960s. Source: Air War over Denmark.

Results 1 to 4 of 4.



Wer vor der Vergangenheit die Augen verschließt, wird blind für die Gegenwart. Richard von Weizsäcker

All site material (except as noted elsewhere) is © 2012 - 2022 Aircrew Remembered and owned or managed by us
and should not be used without prior permission.