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||Kastlunger, Gerhard||Lt||10(StG)/LG-1 (7/41/ Finland), 1/StG-5 (6/42 S.U.)||Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5708 "L1 + JU" (lost 7/16/41), Ju 87R-1 Werk # 5786 "L1 + HU" (lost 6/17/42)||Dive Bomber Operational Clasp||MIA 17 June, 1942; shot down by enemy fighters while on a mission at Mischukowa. His R/O, Uffz Richard Lindwurm, also MIA (Ju 87 Loss List). MIA (briefly) 16 July, 1941 after being shot down by AA fire by Vourijärvi Finland. Also Missing, his R/O, Ogefr Jakob Krings. Source: SIG Norway. Pilot returned, R/O MIA (Ju 87 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Kastlinger (SIG Norway).||
||Krings, Emil||Fw||7/KG-2||Do 217K-1 Werk # 4497 "U5 + GR" (lost)||Bomber Operational Clasp||MIA the night of 27/28 March, 1944 when he failed to return from the bombing raid on Bristol England. Thought to be lost at sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Hermann Erich, Observer; Ogefr Reinhold Braczyk, R/O and Uffz Willi Grossmann, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.||
||Krings, Josef||Fw||7/LG-1|| Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3197 "L1 + DR" (lost 9/27/40) ||Bomber Operational Clasp|| MIA 27 September, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of No. 79 Sq., piloted by Sq/Ldr J.H. Heyworth, & P/O's R.W. Clarke & G.H. Nelson-Edwards. He crashed at sea, 50 miles NW of St. David's Head, Pembrokeshire. Remaining crew: Uffz Friedrich Wurm, Obs (MIA), Uffz Rudi Wächtler (11/10/1916), R/O (KIA: bur Glencree, Gr 30) and Ofhr Heinz Vanselow, Gnr (MIA). Source: D. Drury. |
Glencree German Cemetery, Ireland
||Krings, Paul||Lt||8/2/1915||Aachen||5/KG-2||Do 17Z-3 Werk # 2636 "U5 + DN" (lost 12/21/40)||Bomber Operational Clasp||KIA 21 December, 1940; sd at sea, off Eastbourne, Sussex, by Spitfires of Nos.64 & 611 Sqs.. Remaining crew: Fw Josef Butz (KIA), Ogefr Heinz Adler (MIA) and Uffz Gerhard Mache (MIA). The bodies of Krings and Butz washed ashore later, near Hastings, Sussex, and were buried at Hastings Cem., Div. O, Sec .F; Krings in Gr 47, Butz in Gr 48 (D.Drury).||
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