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101 Fleckner, HeinrichUffz5/KG-53 He 111H-5 Werk # 4057 "A1 + CN" (lost) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 1 July, 1941 after being rammed by a Soviet fighter near Daschkowska. Remaining crew(MIA): Lt Georg Wilhelm Mayer, Observer; Gefr Willi Dumer (or Dümer), R/O; Gefr Johann Papez, Mechanic, Gefr Bernard Thiatmer (or Thihatmer or Thialner), Gunner and Kriegsberichter Gefr Dr Hans Vohwinker (or Vowinkel. Alternate spelling, Pilot Uffz Fleckner: Flickner. Jager Blatt 6/2003 & D.Drury.
102 Fokuhl, JohannLt.d.R.4/18/1911Wulfenau1(F)/Ob.d.L. He 111H-2 Werk # 5542 "T5 + UH" (lost 1/19/40) Observer Operational Clasp Crashed at sea 19 January, 1940 when he was shot down by a Spitfire of RAF No. 603 Sq., 20 miles off Aberdeen. Crew disposition not given. Wiki Luft data. Added: Although a pilot, he was flying as Observer on this date and listed as MIA, but believed buried at CC, w/o detail. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Fritz Schneider (geb 6/27/1909) KIA, bur CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 553; Uffz Heinz Hartwig, Flt Engr, buried CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 552 and Uffz Otto Schäfer, Gnr, remembered Laboe Naval Mem, Kiel (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
103 Franterl, JohannUnkRottenburgUnkUnkPilot BadgeThis 23 year old Flugzeugführer KIA in Russia. Source: Remembrance Card via F.Braun. Alternate spelling: Frankerl
104 Fredebeul, Franz FriedrichHptm (Post)11/1/1912Suttrop6/KG-54Ju 88A-1 Werk # unk (lost 8/13/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 13 August, 1940; his ac was attacked by fighters while raiding the RAF Farnborough airfield. The pilot managed to return the ac back to the French coast, but it crashed into the sea. Remaining crew: Ogefr Johann Mandlmeier, Obs (WIA & DOW 8/13/40); Uffz Matthias Trampert, R/O (WIA) and Gefr Hans Berger, Gnr (KIA). Pilot buried in the German War Cem. at Bourdon (Fr), Blk 32, Row 4, Gr 159. Berger bur same cem, Blk 30, Row 12, Gr 449. Mandlmeier bur in the German War cem at Champigny-St Andre (Fr), Blk 9, Row 28, Gr 1936 (D.Drury).
105 Freese, JohannUffzIV/KG-30 (Aalborg)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8042 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 18 November, 1942; crashed at Kirkebaaken Hill, south of the village of Sejlflod Denmark, during a non-operational flight, when one engine burst into flames. Remaining crew (all KIC): Gefr Alfred Weber, Observer and Uffz Ernst Stock, Gunner. An un-named R/O survived by bailing safely. Source: SIG Norway & Air War over Denmark.
106 Frenzel, WalterLt1(F)/123 (Channel) Ju 88A-1 Werk # 0385 "4U + MH" (lost 9/30/40) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 30 September, 1940 after crashing off Ventnor, the Isle of Wight, during a recon sortie,cause unknown, three other unnamed crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Update: Remaining crew (KIA, washed ashore three days later & bur at Parkhurst Cem, then transferred to CC, Plot 7, Row 10): Fw Friedrich Karl Waack (geb 12/17/1915), Gr 246; Uffz Heinrich Essmann, still in Parkhurst ? and Uffz Johann Obermayer, Gr 245 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
107 Freudenberger, RudolfLt5/13/1920FreisingII/KG-28He 111H-5 Werk # Unk (lost 3/17/1941)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew at Vertou Fr. on 17 March, 1941, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all bur Pornichet Cem, Blk 3): Uffz Siegfried Carl (geb 7/5/1916 Dresden, bur Row 12, Gr 36), Obs; Gefr Wilhelm Sturz (geb 2/20/1921 Rothenburg, bur Row 11, Gr 333), R/O and Uffz Johann Brühl (geb 12/10/1914 Wissen, bur Row 12, Gr 362), Mech. Pilot Lt Freudenberger buried Row 12, Grave 363 (absa3945).
108 Freudenreich, Willi Johann Friedrich (Alois?)Oblt9/11/1915Neustrelitz7/SKG-10Fw 190A-5 Werk # 52526 Yellow "A" (lost 5/7/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 7 May, 1943 during a low-level attach when he hit a telephone pole and crashed at sea 200 yards off Newport Cliffs, near Great Yarmouth. Buried Cannaock Chase, Block 5, Row 14, Gr 316. Source: M.Croft & D.Drury.
109 Fried, Hans JoachimOblt8/25/19192/Kü.Fl.Gr-906 (5/41), Stab III/KG-26 (11/42)Bv 138C-1 Werk # 0310023 "BL + BK" (lost 5/15/41), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 144276 "VS + HG" (lost 11/8/42) Wound Badge
Air Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
Injured in a takeoff accident at Hornum seaplane base, Nordfriesland Germany on 15 May, 1941, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ogefr Johann Wirringa, R/O (Inj); Ofw Georg Klare, 1st Flt Engr (inj); Uffz Friedrich Braun, 2nd Flt Engr (inj) and Ogefr Helmut Hahn, Gnr (KIC). Hahn buried at Westerland, on the Island of Sylt, Blk II, Row II, Gr 40 (D.Drury). Added: POW 8 November, 1942; sd in his Ju 88A-4 at sea by naval gunfire during an evening torpedo attack north of Algiers. Remaining crew: Lt.z.S. Horst Renk, Obs (POW); Ogefr Heinrich Teckentrupp, R/O (POW) and Uffz Willi Moll, Flt Engr (evaded capture) (D.Drury & Career Summaries).
110 Friedrichs, WilhelmOfw6/22/1915Solingen7/KG-40Fw 200C (12/29/1943)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 29 December, 1943; failed to return from a Distress Search over the Atlantic. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Kurt Scheunert, geb 11/4/1918, K.Obs; Hptm Georg Schobert, geb 8/14/1910, Obs; Fw Paul Böber, geb 4/12/1920, R/O 1; Uffz Erwin Pauli, geb 1/15/1920, R/O 2; Fw Johann Aixner, geb 1/15/1914, Mech; Uffz Fritz Lautenschlager, geb 2/5/1923, Gunner and Uffz Siegfried Radauer, geb 9/24 1912, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
111 Fröhlich, JohannUffz15/JG-3Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Barnstorf on 10 February, 1944.
112 Frosch, JohannFw7/TG-4 (KGzbV-2)Ju 52 "G6 + AR", Ju 52/3mg14e Werk # 641393 G6 + CV" (lost)Transport Operational ClaspMIA 2 February, 1945 in the Posen area for an unknown reason. Remaining crew: Uffz Ernst von Lorenz, Observer (MIA) Lorenz was credited with one victory, a Mosquito near the island of Crete; Ofw Siegfried Leffer, R/O (KIA)and Fw Leopold Hofbauer, Mechanic (MIA).
113 Froschhauer, JohannUffz4/JG-1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430483 "White 5" (lost 4/22/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 April, 1944 during aerial combat with fighters near Schwerte, bailed safely.
114 Fuhrmann, JohannOblt10(Nacht)/JG-26 (11/39)Bf 109D, Bf 109E (lost)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 18 December, 1939 by Wellington return fire. He crashed into the North Sea.
115 Funder, JohannLt3Stab III/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441562 "Black <1 + I" (lost 8/24/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 August, 1944 during aerial combat west of Elze. One known victory, a P-51 N of Freuden on 3 August, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 at Detmold on 5 August, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 at Steenwijk on 15 August, 1944.
116 Fürst, JohannUffzI/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # not reported (dam 2/25/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Senden on 25 February, 1945 due to engine trouble (Bf 109 Loss List).
117 Gaffke, Johann Hans.Uffz2/KG-6Ju 188 Werk # 260325 "3E + PK" (lost 1/29/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 29 January, 1944 when his Ju 188 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast, cause unknown (DeSwart). Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Heinz Damaschke (KIC), Obs; Ogefr Günther Dietrich (MIA), R/O and Gefr Franz Berger (MIA), Gunner. Wings to Victory
118 Gamringer, JohannMaj1Stö.KGr ?, Stab/NSGr-4 (9/44 S.U.)Ar 66
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/30/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Avia on 2 September, 1944. This may be the Johann Gamringer, formerly in the Condor Legion.
119 Gamringer, JohannOblt13.J/88 Legion CondorBf 109B & E
Spanish Cross

EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Luftwaffe.cz source. His one victory in Spain, an SB-2 on 10 October, 1938 (Safarikovi Claims List/D.Drury.
120 Gässler, JohannKü.Fl.Gr-706Do 18D most likely Wound Badge
Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
WIA 22 October, 1941 by enemy gunfire, no mention of the incident being in aerial combat; no crew names or dispositions. He is identified as a pilot. May have been an attack on the airfield. Source: SIG Norway.
121 Gauert, KarlUffz9/KG-54 Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + KT" (lost 6/21/44) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew, 21 June, 1944, during a minelaying operation over Seine Bay, France, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA, desig unk): Ogefr Johann Düngel, Ogefr Heinz Heller and Ogefr Gerhard Kroll. No known graves (D.Drury).
122 Gerritzen, JohannOfw2/KG-51 (Yugoslavia)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3365 "9K + MK" (lost 4/7/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with two other, unnamed, at Belgrad on 7 April, 1941, cause unknown. One unnamed KIA. (Ju 88 Loss List).
123 Geyer, JohannOfw1913Vienna, AustriaFlugfüh 10/TG-4Ju 52
EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
Jager Blatt Obit. Deceased 5 December, 2002 in Vienna
124 Geyer, JohannObltIII/StG-1Fw 189A-2 Werk # 125272 (80% dam 6/15/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 15 June, 1943; overturned on landing east of Klinzy Russia. No mention of remaining crew. Obs Loss List
125 Glänzinger, Johann "Hans"Lt3/21/1917Munich Stab II/KG-54 (Bretigny-sur-Orge) Ju 88A-6 Werk # 3381 "B3 + EC" (lost 5/3/41)Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 3 May, 1941 during a bombing raid on Liverpool. Shot down during aerial combat with a Defiant of RAF No. 256 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Edward C. Deanesly. Their port engine quit and the ac was on fire. Glänzinger bailed but his chute failed to open. Uffz Gerhard Harmgart (R/O) bailed but his chute was not securely fastened and he also perished. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Helmut (Hans?) Richter, Flt Engr and Uffz Hans Stettwieser, Obs; both bailed safely. The ac crashed at Lostock Green, Cheshire. The two deceased are buried at CC/3/4 as follows: Lt Glänzinger in Gr 120 and Uffz Harmgart in Gr 121. Source: www.aircrashsites.co.uk via D. Drury.
Cannock Chase
126 Gläser, Johann HansLt31/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), 2/JG-54 (2/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk# 13351 (or 10351) (lost 9/28/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 28 September, 1942 over Krasnogwardeisk S.U. airfield. A notation on the M Klein Report reads: "Haube löst sich, verkl Ruder". Will translate later. "Engine cowling (or Canopy) came loose and struck the vertical Rudder"? His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941. A 2nd, an I-18 on 5 February, 1942. A 3rd, a Pe-2 on 24 June, 1942.
127 Gleissner, Johann HansFw374/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19309 "White 4 + -" (lost 4/20/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/17/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 April, 1943 after being rammed by a P-40. One known Soviet victory, perhaps his first, an I-153 SW of Koschay on 9 May, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 29 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 30 August, 1942. An I-153 on 26 September, 1942. An R-5 on 28 September, 1942. A Boston III on 19 November, 1942. A Boston III and a LaGG-3 on 8 December, 1942. A P-40 on 13 December, 1942. A Yak-4 on 6 February, 1943. An Il-5 on 25 February, 1943. A Yak-1 on 27 February, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 10 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 12 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 and a U-2 on 14 March, 1943. A Yak-1 on 20 March, 1943. A Yak-1 on 29 March, 1943. Two Yak-1s and an I-153 on 31 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 11 April, 1943. A P-39 on 16 April, 1943. A P-40 on 20 April, 1943.
128 Gnill, JohannObltStab/JG-54Fi 156 Werk# 5421 (70% Loss)Fighter Operational ClaspWounded 24 September, 1943 east of Witebsk S.U.. No other detail.
129 Göbel, AlfredUffz1/6/1920Planitz3/KG-40Fw 200C-8/U8 Werk # 0224 "F8 + OL" (lost 4/1/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 April, 1944; failed to return from a mission over the North Sea, approx 400 km NW of Lofoten. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Arthur Czychi, geb 10/26/1916, Co-pilot; Uffz Karl Heinz Frink, geb 12/19/1919, Obs; Uffz Johann Göd, geb 9/8/1919, R/O 1; Uffz Albert Heil, geb 6/4/1919, R/O 2; Uffz Gerhard Henze, geb 2/8/1921, Mech and Ogefr Josef Straschek, geb 2/27/1923, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
130 Goetze, HorstUffz1(F)/33Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1271 "8H + GH" (lost 9/14/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew 14 September, 1941, when, while on a reconnaissance mission from Vyazma to Tula, they were attacked by a pair of Soviet MiG-3 fighters. The fighters were from IAP 124 and ploted by Lt Boris G.Pirozhkov and Lt Vladimir Dovgiy. Lt Dovgiy rammed the Ju 88, causing it to crash and burn, killing the crew. Remaining crew: Lt Reinhard Lehr, Obs; Fw Johann Kaiser, R/O and Fw Heinrich Kleemann, Gnr. The only VDK listing is for the Observer, indicating that he i MIA (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Götze.
131 Götzky, JohannFw11/JG-300Bf 109G-14/A (lost 9/18/44 near Kapellen-Geldern)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
132 Grandl, JohannFw4/14/1916Herzogberg4/KG-2 (Eindhoven)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5465 "U5 + BM" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 8 July, 1942 during aerial combat believed to be with a Beaufighter of RCAF No. 406 Sq., piloted by Wing Cmdr D.G. Morris, 70 miles east of Tyne. With the port engine burning furiously, the AC started making a downward left-hand turn. Burning parts were seen falling off before the AC struck the sea. Grandl buried in Holland. Remaining crew: Lt Johannes Bredtmeyer (born 3/1/1912 Hoyer/Tonder), Observer (MIA), Uffz Horst Müller (born 10/25/1919 Grossenhain, Buried Fjällbacka Sweden), wireless operator (KIA) and Uffz Franz Meindl (born 8/5/1919 Konzell), gunner (MIA).
133 Grassel, JohannOfw6/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 6714 "9K + PP" (lost 7/23/43)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 23 July, 1943. This ac reported lost at Schatonowo 23 July, 1943 after being attacked by enemy fighters, unnamed crew also WIA, entire crew returned (Ju 88 Loss List).
134 Graubner, ReinhardMaj8/2/1915Frankfurt am Main2/KG-4 (39), 6 & 4/KG-4 (40), Stfkpt 4/KG-4 (12/41), Adj II/KG-4 (10/42), Kdr II/KG-4 (1/43), Kdr III/KG-4 (7/44), Kdr KG-4 (12/44-5/45)He 111H-6Werk # 4610 "5J + EM" (lost 12/1/41)
RK(9/3/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/5/42)
EP(2/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 1 December, 1941; sd by flak west of Belev, Graubner acting as Obs on this mission. Remaining crew: Fw Paul Prinz, Pilot (KIA); Uffz Johann Götzki, R/O (WIA) and Ofw Gerhard Thomas, Gnr (KIA). 420 missions. Deceased 3 November, 1986, Walluf bei Eltville
135 Greil, JohannLt8/19/1920Abfaltersbach/KärntenStab/KG-76 (Sola)He 111H-6 Werk # 4379 "1H + CA" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 11 March, 1942; crashed at sea off Stavanger Norway on an operational flight, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Fw Heinrich Obergrüber, Observer; Ogefr Gustav Koppe, R/O and Ogefr Johann Steinwänder, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
136 Groen, JohannUffz7(F)/LG-2Do 17P-1 (lost)Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
POW-WIA 16 May, 1940 after being shot down by French fighters of GC III/1 & GC I/4. Groen made a successful force landing at Magrette Holland, where the crew were taken prisoner. Remaining crew (POW): Fw August Schenkelberg, Obs and Gefr Herman Reiche, R/O. Groen & Schenkelberg were returned to Germany after the French capitulated. Source: Wings to Victory
137 Grundbichler, JohannGefr1/StG-2 (S.U.)ju 87B-2 Werk # 0551 "T6 + GH" (lost 10/5/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIssing 5 October, 1941 with his unnamed R/o after hittinng an obstruction at Cholmjanka. Ju 87 Loss List
138 Grünenwald, AdolfOblt6/11/1916Esslingen? Adj I/NJG-2 (7/42), Stfkpt 1/NJG-2 (7/43), I/NJG-2 (5/44), JG-109 (10/44) Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4639 (dam 7/26/43) Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 26 July, 1943 making an emergency landing at Friedrichsruhe due to engine trouble, no mention of crew injuries (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew: Uffz Hermann Schömann, R/O and Uffz Johann Kläser, Mech* (document found online). Alternate spelling: Grünewald. NOTE: *Bf 110 normally has crew of two.
139 Grüner, JohannUffzII/JG-26 (joins 4/17/45 from the Convalescent Staffel)Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational Clasp
140 Gschwendtner, JohannOgefr5/17/918ParschenbergUnkUnkWound Badge, EK 2, Unk Operational ClaspHe was severly wounded, and died of his wounds in a hospital, 3 September, 1942 at Ilmensee, Northern Russia (Docs & Death Cert online)
141 Guder, GerhardUffz4/12/19202/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260361 "Z6 + GK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 April, 1944; failed to return from a mission, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Hans Schmid, geb 2/3/1921, Obs; Ogefr Johann Küfner, geb 11/12/1919, T.Obs; Uffz Paul Eichler, geb 8/16/1920, R/O and Uffz Karl Schwaiger, geb 11/3/1920, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
142 Guleke, Johann HeinrichUffz9/9/1922TübingenI/JG-26 (joins 7/43), 1,2 & 4/JG-26Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550749 "Black 5", Fw 190A-6 (or A-8) Werk # 550464 "Black 3" (lost 3/18/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 March, 1944 in "Black 3" during aerial combat with a P-51 near Opfingen/Alb-Donau. He bailed safely but an eyewitness reported his clothes were on fire. He jumped into the Danube, where he drowned. He was recovered weeks later and buried in Öpfingen as "Unknown", but later identified (Friedrich Braun, Ulm). WIA 29 November, 1943 in "Black 5" during aerial combat with Spitfires; force landed at Melsbroeck. Jager Blatt article. Added: He is buried at Oberdischingen Cemetery, one quarter mile from the crashsite (Friedrich Braun). Alternate spelling: Gulecke.
143 Günther, Heinrich AlbrechtHptm5/18/1913LeuberIII/KG-27 (39), Stfkpt 7/KG-27 (9/43)He 111H-16 Werk # 162396 "1G + JR" (lost 1/10/44)
RK(6/9/44 Post)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/1/43)
EP(1/25/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA (and presumed KIA) 10 January, 1944; failed to return from a mission into the Gaissin area. Probably shot down by AA fire during a low-level attack or flew into the ground in heavy snow showers. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Friedrich Stagge, Obs; Uffz Alois Wittkemper, R/O; Uffz Johann Härtel, Flt Engr and Gefr Jakob Rudolf, Gnr.. A newspaper article suggests he had nearly 500 combat missions. DK-G Awards List & Kaiser RK book, which spells his name Güntner.
144 Günther, NikolausLt1/6/19209/KG-40Fw 200C-4/U3 Werk # 0178 "F8 + NT" (lost 7/9/43)Bomber Operational ClaspAC reported lost 9 July, 1943, no further detail (Fw 200 Losses, 1988 Book, H. Breuer). Added: The entire crew were KIA after being attacked by Beaufighters of No.248 Sq., and badly damaged, they crashed into cliffs near Vale da Telha, W of Aljezur, Portugal. Remaining crew: Uffz Hans Weigert, Co-pilot; Ogefr Ernst Herppich, Obs; Uffz Werner Riecke, R/O 1; Uffz Walter Beck, R/O 2; Uffz Martin Angermann, Flt Engr and Fw Johann Bauer, Gnr. The deceased are buried in what appears to be a municipal (civilian) cemetery in Aljezur Portugal (D.Drury).
145 Gutzmer, HansMaj6/3/1917Bernsdorf12/KG-51 (10/41), 9/KG-51 (6/42), Stfkpt 7(Eis)/KG-51 (6/43), Kdr III/KG-51Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142265 "9K + CR" (dam 4/23/43), Ju 88C-6 (Train hunter), Me 410, Me 262
RK(2/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/1/43)
EP(10/12/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 23 April, 1943; his A-4 was hit in the cockpit by AA fire, wounding his Observer,, Fw Johann Brechters. Despite his wounds, he was able to return to the Bagerowo airfield and make a relatively smooth landing. His number of combat missions unknown. Deceased 4 June, 2004, Munich.
146 Habermann, RobertUffz3/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4155 "4D + KL" (lost 10/6/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 6 October, 1941; failed to return from a mission near Warlamowo, no further detail. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Hans Kratz, Observer; Gefr Karl Wetzelberger, R/O and Ogefr Johann Zimmerhackl, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
147 Hackbarth, JohannMajKdr III/KG-30 (9/40 Channel)Ju 88A Werk # 0333 "4D + AD" (lost 9/9/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 9 September, 1940; shot down with severe wounds after being attacked by several Spitfires of RAF No. 602 Sq. and forced to ditch in the sea off Pagham, Sussex. Target this date was London. He and Observer, Ofw Hans Manger were severely wounded. The two remaining crew were killed: Gefr Friedrich Petermann, R/O and Uffz Willi Sawallisch, Gunner.
148 Hackl, JohannOfw4/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20767 "Yellow 5 + -" (dam 5/9/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 9 May, 1944 when he overturned on landing.
149 Hagendorf, JohannLtIII/NJG-3 (Reich Def)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 4287 (50% dam 2/7/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 7 February, 1943; overturned on landing at Stade after a non-combat flight. His unnamed R/O was injured. Bf 110 Loss List
150 Halfmann, Johann 'Hans'Fw11/4/1917137/JG-54 (7/42 S.U.) Bf 109 F-4, Bf 109G-2 "White 7", Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15621 "White 11" (45% dam Katwijk 7/27/43), Fw 190A-8, Fw 190A-5/R2 Werk# (150)585 "Blk 5"(lost) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 23 January, 1944 in Werk# (150)585 at Ludwiglust. On 6 March, 1942 at the Siwerskaja S.U. airfield, Halfmanns Bf 109F-4 "White 7", did a "Kopfstand" (headstand) and was 30% damaged. He also flew another F-4, "White 2". On 27 July, 1943, he was wounded and his Bf 109G-6 sustained 45% damage at Vogelsang near Katwijk. Soviet Ace, Lt. Yegor Novikov, of the 191 Fighter Aviation Regt. fell victim to either Halfmann or Ostermann on 17 Sept., 1941, in an I-18. Another Soviet victory, an I-26 on 11 October, 1941. An I-16 Rata over Siverskaya airfield on 2 January, 1942. He was flying wingman for Karl Heinz Kempf. An I-18 on 16 February, 1942. An I-18 on 15 March, 1942. A Yak-1 on 25 May, 1942. A MiG-3 on 10 June, 1942. A MiG-3 on 12 June, 1942. A P-40 on 14 June, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 22 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 27 August, 1942. One known bomber victory, a B-17 on 19 May, 1943. Another, a Typhoon W of Haarlem on 27 July, 1943.

Fw. Johann Halfmann's Bf 109 G-6 W.Nr. 15 621 'Weisse 11, 7./JG 54 at Katwijk, Holland 27 July 1943.
151 Hannig, JohannUffz8/ZG-2Fw 190A-2 Werk # 503 "Black 6" (lost 11/3/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIC 3 November, 1942; crashed into the sea west of Cherbourg, cause unknown.
152 Hanninger, JohannOfhrIII/KG(J)-30Fw 190A-8 Werk # 350295 (dam 2/25/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Pilsen airfield on 25 February, 1945, cause unknown.
153 Hartig, JohannOfwNSGr unitJu 87D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
154 Hartmann, JohannUffz21/JG-54 (S.U.)Fw 190A-6 Werk# 530388 (lost 8/26/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 26 August, 1943 over Map Quadrant 41844. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 21 July, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 4 August, 1943.
155 Hasler, JohannUffz9/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2065 "4D + CT" (lost 6/9/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 9 June, 1942; failed to return from a mission at Murmansk, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Gerhard Hirschlach, Observer; Uffz Hans Decker, R/O and Uffz Karl Thanner, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. This Werk # shows up in IV/KG-30 later in November 1943 as "4D + IX" (lost). Possibly a Werk # error.
156 Hehner, JohannFwI/NJG-2Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620185 (lost 2/8/45) Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Bibart on 8 February, 1945 due to engine trouble, remaining unnamed crew OK. Source: A. Rosseels & Ju 88 Loss List.
157 Heilig, BrunoOblt12Erg/NJG-2 (5/43), Stab IV/NJG-3 (4/44), Stab III/NJG-2 (1/45)Bf 110, Ju 88C-6 Werk # 620513 "4R + CD" (lost 1/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 January, 1945 when on an operational flight, he attempted an emergency landing in a field near Horsbyg, 12 km northwest of Aabenraa Denmark. On the approach, the AC hit a hill and snapped off the tail assembly and cartwheeled, killing the crew of four. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Günther Kulas, R/O; Gefr Johann Goliasch, R/O and Ofw Horst Jauernig, Gunner. All were buried in the Fiedenshügel Cemetery in Flensburg (Source: Air War over Denmark). One known victory, a Stirling on 26 May, 1943. A double victory on 19 April, 1944; two Stirlings, one W of Haderslev, the other W of Rome Island. Two "4 mots" at Niedermendig on 29 July, 1944. Magnus.
158 Hennemann, KonradLt3/1/1920Dresden1(Lufttorpedostaffel)/KG-26 (5/41, 7/42 Bardufoss)He 111H-6 Werk # 7098 "1H + GH" (lost 7/4/42)
RK(9/3/42 Post.)
EP(3/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 4 July, 1942 during an attack on Convoy PQ 17 at Map Quadrant 27 East/69 (Malangen) in tne North Sea. Remaining crew (all listed as MIA, including Hennemann): Uffz Herbert Gabriel, Observer; Uffz Johann Zopes, R/O and Ogefr Arthur Scholz, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
159 Hennermann, JohannOgefr8/8/1920Ostermietbing6/KG-40Do 217E-4 Werk # 5420 (lost 9/24/42)Bomber Operational ClaspHis Do 217 crashed near Leersum Holland on 21 September, 1942, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: KIA per Obit Card/M.deWolf).
160 Herdtle, JensLt3/30/19212/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260189 "Z6 + FK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 February, 1944; failed to return from an attack on London, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Johann Förstl, geb 12/24/1919, Obs; Uffz Erwin Ahlt, geb 3/5/1921, T.Obs; Ofw Helmut Leuthold, geb 8/29/1912, R/O and Ofw Ernst Fehr, geb 11/19/1915, Mechanic. Source: B. Bines.
161 Herms, WernerUffz9/NJG-3 Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620891 "D5 + HT" (lost 12/26/44) Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp His ac reported sd over the Eifel, at Salm, the night of 26/27 December, 1944, crew disposition unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Rudolf Lohr and Uffz Johann Schmidt. Salm is in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Uffz Herms and Uffz Lohr bailed safely with wounds. Uffz Schmidt was KIA, no VDK burial match (M.Balss & D.Drury).
162 Herzog, JohannOblt11/17/1920I/KG-27He 111H-6 Werk # 7360 "1G + HU" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 23 January, 1943; involuntary ground contact during landing at Nowotcherkassk. Source: D. Stankey.
163 Hetzenauer, JohannOfw1/NAGr-4Bf 109G-4 & G-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
164 Hiendmayr, Johann "Hans"Oblt511/NJG-3 Ju 88A, Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360283 "D5 + KW" (lost 12/4/43) EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4/5 December, 1943; Crashed NE of Veddel, near Hamburg, south of Oschenwerder due to engine failure (loss of oil pressure) after aerial combat with an RAF Lancaster (Boiten). Remaining unnamed crew OK. One known victory, a Halifax SE of Aurich on 16 September, 1943. A 2nd, a Halifax SE of Aarhaus on 17 September, 1943. A 3rd, a Halifax in the Kassel area on 22 October, 1943. A double victory on 4 November, 1943, both Stirlings, the night he crashed in a Ju 88C. Alternate spelling: Hiendlmayr (Crash info in Jager Blatt 6/2003). All OKL victories recorded as Hiendmayr. Magnus, 8 victories.
165 Hiesberger, JohannOfw2/20/19162/ EJG-1Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441865 (lost 1/29/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 29 January, 1945 on a fighter sweep in the Wohlau-Maltsch area, cause unknown.
166 Hobbie, Ernst JohannGefr6/JG-53 (6/44 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 164918 (70% dam 6/18/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash landing east of Vitry on 18 June, 1944 due to engine trouble.
167 Hoffmann, Karl LudwigUffz10/27/1921IV/KG-6 (10/43 Channel), 3/KG-66 (1/44)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1735 "??" (lost 10/16/43), Ju 88S-1 Werk # 140598 "Z6 + EL" (lost 1/29/44)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 30 January, 1944 during an attack on London. His Ju 88 crashed at Krabbendijke Holland, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr Erich Hege, geb 5/27/1920, Obs; Uffz Werner Courtois, geb 4/1/1923, R/O and Uffz Johann Platzer, geb 11/9/1919, Sound Detector. (DeSwart & Bines). WIA with two other unnamed crew near Mennesy on 16 October, 1943; shot down by enemy fighters, one crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
168 Hoffmann, RichardUffz4/NJG-2 (Gilze-Rijen/Channel) Ju 88C-4 Werk # 0550 "R4 + DM" (or AM) (lost 6/14/41) Night Fighter Operational Clasp POW with one other unnamed crew, 14 June, 1941 after being shot down near Narford, Norfolk, UK by a Beaufighter Of RAF No. 25 Sq., piloted by S/L H.P. Pleasance. One other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List & A. Rosseels). Added: Remaining crew: Gefr Johann Reisinger (1/29/1921, Dürnstein), R/O (KIA, bur Marham Cem. Norfolk, Plot E, Gr 1) and Fw Peter Mayer, Flt Engr.. Gefr Reisinger buried at Marham Cem., Norfolk, Plot E, Gr 1 (D.Drury).
169 Hoffmann, WernerOfw1/KGr.z.b.V-108Ju 52/3m Werk # 6968"TE + DH" (lost), Ju 52/3mg5e (See) Werk # 6978 "7U + FH" (lost 11/42)Wound Badge
Transport Operational Clasp
MIA 13 November, 1942 during a mission in the Aalborg/Tromsö area, cause unknown. WIA (injured) in a non-operational crash on 8 October, 1941 near Hommelvik, a Fw at the time, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all WIA): Fw Helmut Heine, R/O; Fw Johann Schwerst, Mech and Fw Helmut Davidoit, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
170 Hofinger, JohannGefr8/JG-5 (Finland)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 2663 (lost 5/28/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 May, 1942; crashed on takeoff at Kirkenes Norway airfield during an alarm start. Source: SIG Norway.
171 Höfkes, DirkStbsFw8/KG-40, 12/KG-40 (7/42 Orleans)Fw 200C-4, He 111H-5 Werk # 3962 "F8 + LW" (lost 7/29/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. POW 29 July, 1942; sd at Pwllheli by a Beaufighter of No. 456 Sq., piloted by W/Cmdr E.C.Wolfe. He and his R/O bailed safely. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Johann Hesak (POW); Obs Fw Horst Vogt (KIA, bur Cannock Chase, Blk 7, Grave 184); Engr Ofw Fritz Graser (KIA) and Gnr Gefr Georg Heferle (KIA).
Cannock Chase
172 Hogger, JosefLtII/KG-51 Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8196 (dam 6/22/41), Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "L1 +DU" (lost 9/30/43) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 30 September, 1943 at Wiener-Neustadt (LOCS). WIA 22 June, 1941, day one of Operation Barbarossa, with his unnamed Observer, by enemy AA fire near Pantalowice (12 O'clock Forum). Added: Only the name of the gunner is known, Ogefr Johann Lenska, also wounded (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Pogger (LOCS).
173 Holle, GeorgOblt1/20/1920Hannover2/KG-51 (6/41), Stfkpt 2/KG-51 (2/43 S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 8701 "9K + QK" (lost 2/27/43)
RK(4/3/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)
EP(12/15/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 27 February, 1943; hit by Soviet flak, his Ju 88s bomb load exploded and crashed near Bolitotdeyskoje. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Walter Hofmann, Obs; Fw Jürgen Flick, R/O and Fw Johann Binder, Gnr..
174 Hollerith, JosefFw7/ZG-1Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750699 (lost 6/7/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 7 June, 1944; sd at Talence (or Falence) France. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogfr Helmut Rieger, Obs (buried Ger War Cem. Berneuil, 3/10/532) and Uffz Johann Lechner, R/O. No known graves for the two remaining deceased (D.Drury).
175 Holz, WilliUffz9/KG-30Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk "4D + BT (lost 4/20/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 20 April, 1940: sd by AA fire at Flesje, Sola by the British destroyer "Auckland, killing the entire remaining crew, buried Havstein Cem., Trondheim. Remaining crew: Fw Johann Ramming, Fw Karl Eilert and Gefr Kurt Voges (Flyvrak Norway).
176 Holzer, JohannOblt8/5/1918Vienna6/KG-76 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 6156 "F1 + LP" (lost 10/4/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 4 October, 1940 after being hit by British AA fire during a raid on London. The Ju 88 crashed and exploded at 4:50PM at Messons Lane, Belmont Castle, Grays, Essex. Other crew members, Uffz Deiseroth, Fw Kolb and Gefr Graf, also perished. I have a piece of the aircraft in my collection.
177 Holzer, JohannUffz2(F)/123 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Trop Werk # 430505 "4U + IK" (lost 3/27/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Herbert Brennecke and two other unnamed crew at Port Said 27 March, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
178 Hölzle, Johann HansOfw1(H)/21Fw 189A-1 Werk # 2221 (20% dam 10/4/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 4 October, 1942 after being hit by flak at Cbrebtowoje Russia. His Observer, Oblt Gerhard Maluk, also WIA. A 3rd unnamed crewman was KIA. Obs Loss List & DK-G Awards List
179 Höme, JohannUffzII/JG-26Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530727 (lost 11/26/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 November, 1943 during aerial combat near St Albert France.
180 Hopmann, HeinzUffzJu 52/3m g3e "SE + IM" (interned in Sweden)Transport Operational ClaspEntered Swedish territory, flying over Arvika, Filipstad, Karlstad and landed at Grums Varmland Sweden on 16 April, 1940. It was flying south after a mission in Norway when the crew lost direction and landed due to lack of fuel. Remaining crew: Uffz Edvard Stefl and Uffz Johann Stiesstorfer. Source: B.Widfeldt
181 Horst, JohannFw25/ZG-76 (7/41)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Blenheim 200 km north of Texel on 30 July, 1941. A 2nd, a Spitfire at Tonbridge on 2 September, 1940.
182 Huttinger, JohannOblt4/KG-30 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142556 "??" (lost 8/29/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at the Augusta harbor 29 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
183 Illner, Johann HansOfw74/JG-51 (early 40, Friedrichshafen)Bf 109E-1 "White 9", Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1160 "White 2" (combat dam, force landing Le Tourquet 7/9/40),Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4826 "White 6" (lost 11/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 November, 1940 after forced to bail during aerial combat over Laindon Essex. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire W of Le Touquet on 5 July, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire E of Dover on 9 July, 1940. His 3rd, a high-altitude PDU (Photo Recon) Spitfire # N3071 "PR IA", piloted by F/O Cecil Milne, S of Stuttgart on 10 July, 1940. When the engine gave out, the PR pilot managed to bail after putting his AC into a steep dive to destroy the equipment, becoming a POW immediately. His 4th, a Hurricane SE of Dover on 14 July, 1940. A 5th, a Hurricane 8 km NE of Dover on 20 July, 1940. A 6th, a Spitfire N of Margate on 11 August, 1940. A 7th, a Hurricane E of Dover on 16 August, 1940. An 8th (referred to as No.6 by OKL), a Hurricane E of Ashford on 24 August, 1940. A 9th (referred to as No.7 by OKL), a Spitfire NW of La Panne on 13 September, 1940. Two of the above victories must have been unconfirmed". Magnus. Alternate spelling: Ilner (Perry Claims).
184 Irlinger, JohannUffz5/JG-26Bf 109G-4 Werk # 16119 "Black 4" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 January, 1943 when mistaken as a Spitfire, he was accidentally shot down by his own Group Kdr., Hptm Wutz Galland, as witnessed by Peter Crump, but the records were, of course, cleaned up to show otherwise.
185 Jacobs, JohannUnkSG-102Ju 87 Werk # 1269 (lost 6/13/44)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 13 June, 1944 at Havlickuv Brod, CZ., cause unknown (F.Braun).
186 Jäger, JohannUffz5/15/192512/JG-2 (Ettingshausen)Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600361 "White 2" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 January, 1945 after being shot down by AA fire. He plunged to his death near Lontzen. Buried Lommel, Block 59/371 (Rosseels).
Lommel, Belgium
187 Jagsfeld, JohannUffz4/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2605 "5K + AB" (lost 12/14/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 14 December, 1941 in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 8172 (Russia) (Ju 88 Loss List).
188 Janz, LotharUffz2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310026 "K6 + KK" (lost)Wound Badge
Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
WIA 15 January, 1943; landing accident on Trondheimsfjorden during an operational flight. Crew rescued by Fl.C Boat. Remaining crew (all WIA): Lt Dietrich Buss, Observer; Uffz Alfred Steckel, R/O; Ofw Hans Mallasch, Mech and Ogefr Johann Graf, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
189 Johann PeterOfw8/KG-27He 111H
RK(6/2/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
190 John, SiegfriedOfw4/KG-3 (S.U.) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4632 "5K + AM" (lost 4/12/42) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 12 April, 1942 at Pjeno-Toropjetz, (Tver Oblast ?), Russia, probably due to flak (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (dispo unk): Ofw Karl Benker (or Becker), Obs; Uffz Herbert Berndt (or Berudt), R/O and Uffz Johann Adler, Gnr. No VDK matches (D.Drury).
191 Kadelke, Wolff DietrichLt.5/21/19212/KG-40 (Channel)Fw 200C-3 Werk # 0043 "F8 + AB" (lost 7/18/41)Bomber Operational ClaspCo-Pilot Kadelke MIA 18 July, 1941; failed to return from a mission over the Atlantic NW of Ireland while attacking Convoy OB346. Remaining crew (MIA): Maj Fritz Fliegel, Pilot; Ofw Johannes Rottke, 1st R/O; Gefr Karl Becker, 2nd R/O; Uffz Johann Kothe, Flt Engr and Uffz Karl Meurer, Gnr.. Source: Kaiser RK book.
192 Kaisor, MaxLtInstructor BFS-4 (Kastrup)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4526 (damaged)Bomber Operational ClaspInjured in a crash on 24 December, 1942, during a training exercise, when he lost control of the AC and hit a barracks in the southwest corner of the Kastrup airfield. All six crew were injured. Student pilot Taborski, attending BFS-4, died later that same day from his injuries and was buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery. Remaining crew: Co-pilot Uffz Rodorieh Öhls; Mechanics Uffz Johann Krausehower and Ogefr Franz Auor and Student Pilots Lt Rudolf Taborski (geb 1919) and Gefr Josef Kosaler. Source: Air War over Denmark.
193 Kalb, JohannUffz329/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13668 "Black <4" (lost 9/16/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 September, 1942 during aerial combat with Soviet fighters in the Stalingrad area. His first known victory, a Soviet TB-7 on 7 August, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 12 August, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 13 August, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 14 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 15 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 22 August, 1942. An I-180 and a LaGG-3 on 23 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 and a Yak-1 on 24 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 29 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 30 August, 1942. A P-40 on 5 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 6 September, 1942. An La-5 on 9 September, 1942. A P-2 on 10 September, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 13 September, 1942.
194 Kaltenbrünner, JohannUffz1/18/1918Weikendorf313/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360189 (lost 10/5/42)
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC with unnamed crew near Lorient 5 October, 1942, probably due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List). One known victory, a Whitley V shared with Dieter Meister at the Bay of Biscay on 15 September, 1942. His 2nd, a Wellington at 14 West N/7851, the Bay of Biscay, on 24 September, 1942. Another shared victory, with Walter Berger, a Wellington at the Bay of Biscay on 29 September, 1942. Added: The crash location was at Hennebont, NE of Lorient. Remaining crew (KIC, bur in the Ger War Cem, Pornichet, Blk 9, Row 15): Pilot Kaltenbrünner, Gr 358; Uffz Heinz Scholz, R/O, Gr 357 and Uffz Johann Stallwanger, Gnr, Gr 356 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Kaltenbrunner.
195 Kampmann, JohannFwFl.ü.G.-1Bf 109G Werk # 19433 (2/26/44)Pilot BadgeKIC 26 February, 1944; struck an obstruction SE of Stadthagen while on a delivery flight.
196 Karmann, RudolfOfw8/KG-76 (Hörsching) JuU 88A Werk # Unk "F1 + JS" (lost 2/18/44) Bomber Operational Clasp The ac reported crashed onto a farm building in Brzkov, CZ. Pilot and Gunner killed in the crash, witnesses seeing ac approaching "flying out of control". Remaining crew: Oblt Gunter Matzat (geb 3/18/1912), Obs; Uffz Söhne, R/O and Uffz Georg Johann Bally (KIC). Note: The Observer Matzat and R/O Söhne bailed safely; the Pilot & Gnr positions were not reported, I selected Karmann over Bally as pilot (F.Braun).
197 Karnehm, JohannObltNAGr unitBf 109G-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
198 Kowatsch, H. J. (Johannes Johann?)Uffz2/Erp.Gr.- 210 (11/40) Bf 110C-4 Werk # 3468 "S9 + IK" (lost 11/17/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp MIA 17 November, 1940 after being shot down by RAF fighters and crashing into the sea off England. His unnamed gunner was KIA (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: Crashed into the North Sea near Noordwijk. Uffz Kowatsch washed ashore 18 December, 1940, and is buried at Ysselsteyn BK-3-60. His R/O-Gnr, H.G.Bade still MIA (SGLO).
199 Kemeter, JohannUffz8/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13453 "Black 7" (lost 7/14/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 July, 1942 after being hit by enemy fire during a low level attack at Ubskosla.
200 Kern, KarlHptm6/KG-6 (4/43 Deelen) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144564 "3E + KP" (lost 4/3/43) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with one other unnamed crew 3 April, 1943. His Ju 88 crashed into the North Sea 25 km west of Westkapelle Holland, cause unknown, two other crew KIA (DeSwart & Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Shot down by a Vorposten Boat 1303. Also MIA, Ogefr H.Kark. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Johann Untermoser (geb 1/22/1916, whose body washed ashore near Westkapelle) and Ogefr Harald Wilms (geb 6/26/1923). Both were 1st buried at Vlissingen, then re-buried in 1948 at Ysselsteyn; Uffz Untermoser Grave BB-8-177 and Ogefr Wilms Grave BB-8-185 (Find-A-Grave by Fred).

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