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1201 Meinecke, Friedrich "Fritz"Lt5/16/1913Cronenberg Wekusta 1/Ob.d.L (10/40 Oldenburg), Wekusta 5/Ob.d.L. Do 17Z (dam 10/3/40), Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1387 "1B + MH" (lost 11/2/41) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 2 November, 1941; a non-operational crash at Banak Norway airfield, cause, weather. Remaining crew (all KIC): Helmut Rau, Observer; Helmut Gräbner, R/O and Karl Heinz Kasimir, Mech. No ranks given. Source: SIG Norway. Pilot safe 3 October, 1940; believed damaged by British fighter and made an emergency landing at the Oldenburg airfield (Wekusta Loss List). Added: Lt Meinecke buried in the Ger War Cem Botn-Rognan, Norway, Blk B, Gr 55. Helmut Rau and Fw Gräbner buried in the same cemetery; Rau in Blk B, Gr 142; Fw Gräbner in Blk A, Gr 1074. No known grave for Kasimir (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Meinicke.
1202 Meinel, KarlUffz1/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550487 "L1 + LH" (lost 12/11/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew near a convoy east of Sicily 11 December, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1203 Meinhard, Karl HeinzGefr2/JG-300 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 150811 (lost 2/9/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 February, 1945 at Belzig, cause unknown.
1204 Meinhof, FriedrichOblt3/8/1913I/KG-30Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2424 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 6 August, 1941; crashed into the ground at Nordkapp during an operational flight, no further detail. Remaining crew (all KIA): Fw Hermann Lutz, Observer; Uffz Karl Köhn, R/O and Uffz Arthur Groth, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1205 Meirer, Karl DietrichUffz6/JG-52Bf 109E & F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Only known claims, two "damaged" Blenheims 10 May, 1940, no location.
1206 Meister, AdolfUffz8/NJG-3 Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621599 (lost 12/27/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His ac reported lost near Boncelles, Liege, Belgium, the night of 26/27 December, 1944, no further detail. Remaining crew (All MIA): Uffz Kurt Schreiber, Ogefr Heinz Steinke and Uffz Karl Hermann Bredenkamp. An Ogefr Heinz Steinke is reported buried at Lommel, Blk 36, Gr 386, however the VDK date of death is reported as 24 December, 1944 (an error?) (M.Balss & D.Drury).
1207 Meltzer, Karl HeinzFw2/23/1922748/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.) Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15696 "Black 2" (lost 8/14/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 14 August, 1943 at Kharkov-Süd, cause unknown. His first known victory, a Soviet P-2 on 24 August, 1942. A 2nd, a MiG-3 on 21 September, 1942. A MiG-1 on 22 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 27 September, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 28 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 29 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 4 October, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 12 October, 1942. An I-153 on 30 October, 1942. Three MiG-3s on 1 November, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 2 November, 1942. A MiG-3 on 5 November, 1942. A LaGG on 24 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 29 April, 1943. A Spitfire on 30 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 3 May, 1943. A LaGG on 7 May, 1943. A LaGG on 18 May, 1943. A LaGG on 26 May, 1943. A Spitfire on 28 May, 1943. A LaGG on 4 July, 1943. Three LaGGs and an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943. Three LaGGs on 6 July, 1943. A LaGG and an Il-2(m.H.) on 9 July, 1943. Two LaGG-s on 28 July, 1943. A LaGG and two Il-2s (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. A LaGG and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. Two LaGGs on 8 August, 1943. A Pe-2, a Boston and an IL-2 on 9 August, 1943. Two LaGGs on 12 August, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 35 victories.
1208 Meng, AlfredOgefrStab/JG-53Bf 109F-4 (Trop)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 7 March, 1942, a passenger in Do 17Z Werk # 3309 "BB + NQ" (lost) which crashed 30 km south of Neapel. He may not have been a pilot, and may heve been a Do17 crewmember, altho not stated as such. Also killed in the crash, Maj Karl Beyschlag (who may have been piloting) and Oblt Wilhelm Trachte. Source: Jochen Prien
1209 Mentnich, KarlOfw73/JG-27 (6/41), 4/JG-27 (1/44)Bf 109F(Trop.) & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
5 victories in the Desert. An occasional wingman for Marseille. His first victory, a Hurricane northeast of Gambut on 17 June, 1941. Another known victory, a Boston III southeast of Hafen (Tobruk) on 23 May, 1942. A P-40 of SAAF No. 4 Sq. in the Acroma-Mteifel-Harmat area on 31 May, 1942. On 2 November, 1942, he downed a Spitfire southeast of Sanyet Quotaifiya N. Africa. His 6th, a B-24 S of Leeuwarden on 11 January, 1944. His 7th, a P-38 SW of Sankt Goar in the Koblenz-Bingen area on 29 January, 1944. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
1210 Menzel, K.H. (Karl Heinz?)Uffz2/KG-53He 111H Werk # Unk (lost 5/11/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW (briefly) 11 May, 1940; sd by French fighters of GC II/5 & GC I/2, and crashed W of Ligny-en-Barrois (Dept Meuse Fr.), where the ac was destroyed by fire. Remaining crew (KIA, designations unknown): Gefr Erwin Plätschke, Gefr Heinz Ahrendt, Flg Karl Gilber and Flg Hubert Hiersemann. The four deceased are buried in the War Cem. at Andilly, Blk 15, Row 11: Plätschke Gr 786, Ahrendt Gr 784, Gilber Gr 787 and Hiersemann Gr 789. The pilot, Menzel, was selected due to lack of crew designations (D.Drury). I believe this pilot to be Fw Karl Menzel, later in 3/KG-53.
1211 Menzel, KarlUffz7/JG-11 (3/45 Reich Def Ost), 1/JG-11Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330312 (3/13/45), Fw 190DWound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 8 April, 1945, crashing his 190 after take off from Strausberg. His comrade, Fritz Wiener, 7/JG-11, flying a "Storch", looked for Menzel on 30 January, 1945, and is still hoping to find his remains (as of 3/2004). Mombeek MIA List. Shot down with wounds in his K-4 west of Küstrin on 13 March, 1945.
1212 Menzel, KarlFw3/KG-53He 111H-5 Werk # 9370 "A1 + AL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 16 April, 1941 after developing engine trouble after crossing over Kirby Stephen, Cumbria. The crew aborted the mission, and on the return, the ACs starboard engine burst into flames over Ripon. All the crew bailed out and the AC came to earth at Bull Lane Bridge, Huby (near York), the crew landing close by. Remaining crew (all POW): Hptm Werner Höring, Stfkpt/passenger, Ofw Rudolf Lackner, Observer, Uffz Oskar Seltmann, wireless operator and Fw Alfons Wächter, mechanic. I believe this is K.H. Menzel in 2/KG-53 in May 1940.
1213 Menzel, KarlUffz7/JG-11Bf 109G, Fw 190DWound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 28 April, 1945 during aerial combat over Berlin. This may be a duplication of the other Karl Menzel in 7/JG-11, however, the April 1945 dates do not align.
1214 Menzel, KarlUffz3/JG-51 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 465627 (lost 2/17/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 17 February, 1945 in the Braunsberg area, cause unknown. Bf 109 Loss List. A 4th Karl Menzel!!
1215 Menzel, Werner G.Uffz2/Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 (Hörnum)Do 18D-3 Werk # 767 (or 787) "G" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 29 November, 1939 after making an emergency landing at sea, 4-5 miles off Sudero Island Denmark due to low fuel. With fuel for one engine, he taxiied to Tveraa, where he and the unharmed crew were interned until the German occupation of Denmark on 9 April, 1940. Remaining seaplane crew: Oblt z.S Manfred Kinzel, Obs; Oberfunkmeister (Naval Rate) Karl Naumann, R/O and Uffz Heinrich Rotte, Flt Engr. Source: Air War over Denmark. Added: Pilot identified as Uffz Werner Menzel after erroneously identified as Oblt z.S Kinzel. The crew members were moved from the Faroe Islands to the Danish mainland (D.Drury).
1216 Merberth, KarlUffz111/JG-11 (2/44), 10/JG-11 (4/44)Fw 190A-6/Y Werk # 470787 (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 April, 1944 during aerial combat with fighters, crashing at Wyk, near Föhr. Source: L. Wiegels. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Lübbecke on 22 February, 1944.
1217 Merk, KarlUffz16/NJG-2Bf 110C-2 Werk # 3537 "R4 + FP" (lost 3/29/42) EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 28/29 March, 1942, 14 km NE of Langeoog after shooting down his victory, a Hampden of RAF No. 420 Sq. piloted by S/L G.R.Tench (POW). Source: T. Boiten.
1218 Merk, KarlUffz9/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 110341 "T6 + AT" (lost 7/5/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 5 July, 1943 in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 6116 due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List. This could be Karl Merk, earlier in the Night Fighter unit, and returned after being MIA.
1219 Merker, KarlUffz5/JG-5Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7562 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 March, 1943; shot down by flak south of Fedosero. Source: SIG Norway.
1220 Mertgen, KarlUffz191938/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 171098 "Black 1" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 7 July, 1944over Evreux/Caen. One known victory, a B-17 at Diepholz on 6 March, 1944. A 2nd, a B-17 at Voges, W of Colmar, on 27 May, 1944. A 3rd, a P-51 at Ballons de Voges on 27 May, 1944.
1221 Messer, Karl HeinzOblt42/JG-53 (2/44 Italy), I/JG-4 (1/45), IV/JG-4 (2/45)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18407 (lost 7/11/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162062 "Black 1" (lost 2/14/44), Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 14 February, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 near Verona, bailed safely. His Wk# 18407 reported lost during aerial combat SW of Navo, pilot OK and bailed safely. One known victory, a P-47 in the Neustadt area on 14 January, 1945. A 2nd, an La-5 13 km W of Luben on 10 February, 1945. A 3rd, a Boston 3 km E of Podelzig on 17 April, 1945. A 4th, a Yak-3 (o.Z.) in the center of Seelow on 18 April, 1945. Flugbuch (3/41 to 5/45).
1222 Mester, KarlFwIV/EJG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170665 (? % dam 2/22/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 22 February, 1945 when he overturned on landing near Leinek.
1223 Metz,Lt14/JG-77Bf 109D & E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim northeast of Wilhelmshaven, 4 September, 1939. This victory was the 3rd RAF bomber to fall victim to the Luftwaffe. This could be Karl Heinz Metz, later a Hptm in JG-2.
1224 Metz, Karl HeinzHptm3J/88 Legion Condor, Stfkpt 8/JG-2 (6/40 Channel)Bf 109B & D (in Spain), Bf 109E "Black 2 + I" (lost 9/5/40)
Spanish Cross

EP(9/28/40), EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 September, 1940 after colliding with Fw Gotz and then being fired upon by F/O Johnson of No 46 Sq. as he was making his emergency landing at Detling. One victory in Spain. His first known western victory a Blenheim at Le Harve on 10 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Portland on 11 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Portland on 25 August, 1940.
1225 Meyer, EduardLt12/8/1919Detmold223/ZG-26Bf 110C, Bf 110E-2 Werk # 4515 "3U + PL" (lost 3/42) RK(12/20/41)
EP(9/9/41)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIC on 31 March, 1942 near Welish Russia in his E-2 after he was rammed by another German AC and crashed. His RO, Uffz Karl also perished. The RK was conferred for his ground victories, 48 AC and 2 Tanks. All aerial victories were in Russia. Bowers/Lednicer, 18 victories. Photo
1226 Meyer, Hans-KarlOblt5I/JG-53 (5/40)Bf 109E & F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
1227 Meyer, Karl1/NJG-4 (6/43 to 6/44)Bf 110, Ju 88Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 July, 1944. Flugbuch.
1228 Meyer, KarlUffz2(F)/130BV 138C-1 Werk # 130190 "HT + QU" (lost)Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA (injured) 31 December, 1943; operational landing accident in heavy seas, Vestfjorden, Map Quadrant 17 East/3982. Remaining crew: Lt Karl Dapper, Observer (KIA); Uffz Herbert Bohners, R/O (KIA); Uffz Helmut Gerders, Mech (KIA) and Uffz Johann Schiffers, Gunner (WIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1229 Meyer, Karl ErnstLtIII/KG-55He 111H-16 & H-11
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1230 Meyer, Karl HeinzUffz7/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13603 "White 12" (lost 9/15/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 15 September, 1942 after aerial combat with I-16s at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 49272. Source: Bf 109 Loss List
1231 Meyer, Karl Heinz ConnyMaj168/ZG-26 (5/40), Stab II/JG-26 (9/41), Kdr II/JG-26 (7/42), Act.Kdr I/JG-107, Kdr II/JG-108Bf 109E & Bf 110 in 40, Bf 109F in 1941, Fw 190A-4 in JG-26, Ar 96, Bf 109 & Fw 190 in Trng Sq.
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his first, a Hawk 75A on 12 May, 1940. A 2nd, a Breguet on 14 May, 1940. A 3rd, a Hurricane on 27 May, 1940. A 4th, a Spitfire on 3 June, 1940 and a 5th, a Hurricane on 29 July, 1940, all five while stationed in 8/ZG-26. His first known in JG-26, a Spitfire 15 km west of the Sommemündung on 5 September, 1941, a Hptm at the time. A 2nd, a B-17 on 6 September, 1942, of the 97BG, 340BS, flown by 2/Lt Clarence Lipsky went down around Amiens (France?). It crashed in Flasselles. Four parachutes were seen, however, the Red Cross reported that Lipsky and 5 others of the crew were POWs. This was recorded as the Luftwaffes first "kill" of an American heavy bomber. On 12 December, 1942, he downed another B-17, # 41-24452 of 91BG, 401BS. In January 1943, he transferred out of JG-26 to Training Units. Alternate spelling: Mayer (OKL 1st victory).
1232 Meyer, OttoOfw5/17/1914Gevensleben - Helmstedt9/KG-55 (4/42 S.U.), 14(Eis)/KG-55 (6/43)He 111H-16 Werk # 160906 "G1 + BY" (dam 6/15/43), Me 262A-1 Werk # 500103 (lost Eger 2/23/45) RK(2/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/28/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(6/15/43)
Bomber Operational Clasp w/ Pendant
KIC 23 February, 1945 in his Me 262 for unknown reasons. He had been assigned to the ac factory at Eger and crashed not far from the Eger airfield. 300+ combat missions. His known 14(Eis crew): Uffz Josef Lammel, Obs (DK-G 10/17/43); Fw Willi Dede, R/O (DK-G 6/17/43) and Ofw Johann Hanninger, Flt Engr (DK-G 3/20/44). His long time Flt Engr, Fw Karl Schäfer, was also an RK Holder (May, 1945).
1233 Meyer, SiegfriedOblt5/12/1917Brandis/Sachsen1/KG-53 He 111H-6 Werk # 2274 "A1 + AB" (lost 3/30/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/4/42)

EP (10/7/41), EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 30 March, 1942, probably flak over Volkhov, no further detail. Werk # reported, 4813 on DK-G List!? (DK-G Awards List & LOCS). Added: The ac crashed in a Leningrad (Volkhov ?) forest. Remaining crew (MIA): Maj Joachim Wienholtz (geb 12/22/04, Berlin, Kdr I/KG-53), Obs and Ofw Saunus Karl Schlosser (geb 10/9/13, Setterich), R/O-Gnr?. Excavation Report & Heinkel Factory Data Plate indicating Wk# 2274. A much smaller 2nd plate does bear a "WNr 4813" via StalingradFront.Com. Added: The actual crash location my be Malinovka, the place where observer Wienholtz reportedly died (StalingradFront).
1234 Meyer, WalterOblt18JG-54, 5/JG-26 (5/40), 6/JG-26 (5/40), 5/JG-26 (7/42 Abbeville-Drucat), 7/JG-26 (11/42)Bf 109E in 5 Staffel, Fw 190A-1 Werk # 10002 "Brown 2 + I" (lost 8/21/41), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 660 "White 5" (80% dam 10/11/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Died 18 Jan., 1943 from TB contracted in a Lille military hospital while recovering from injuries suffered in a ground collision ar Wevelghem in Werk # 660 on 11 October, 1942 with wingman Karl Käferle. WIFA 21 August, 1941 when his A-1 had engine failure and he crashed at Overheluestraat. He was pulled from the wreckage by two Belgian farmers, and hospitalized at Courtrai. One known victory, a Spitfire over the Channel, north of Calais on 26 July, 1942. One of his victories was a "shared" victory, a Kokker XXI over Amsterdam on 10 May, 1940. (Shared with: Hubertus v. Holtey, Walter Schneider & Hans Wemhöner) His 1st, a Spitfire I at Dordrecht 13 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 at Douai, 18 May, 1940. His 3rd, an Avro Anson over the English Channel on 29 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Sheerness on 24 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire at London on 15 September, 1940. His 6th, a Hurricane at Tonbridge on 30 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire NW of Dunkirk on 18 July, 1941. Another known victory, B-17 # 41-24510 "Snoozy II" of the 306BG, 367BS on 9 October, 1942. Alternate spelling: Mayer.
1235 Michalzik, HansOfw3/KG-53He 111H Werk # Unk (lost 2/27/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 27 February, 1941; crashed into the Waddensea, the southeastern part of the North Sea, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Georg Ziegler, Obs (MIA); Fw Karl Ziegler, R/O (KIA, geb 10/26/1912, initial bur Leeuwarden; 11/1958 reburied Ysselsteyn AR/8/183); Uffz Georg Helgert, Flt Engr (MIA) and Uffz Heinrich Menetzke, Gnr (MIA) (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
1236 Michel, KarlOblt9/2/1915Bornich, Rheinland3/JG-2 (9/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170617 (lost 9/9/44) EK 2
Unknown Foreign Pilot Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 September, 1944 during aerial combat in the Giessen area with a P-47 of 78FG, 84FS, piloted by Lt Wilbur Grimes. His close friend, Seegers, lost his life this same date also. Michel crashed with his A-8 in the Laubacher Forest., buried Bornich. He had flown earlier combat missions over France (Source: Horst Jeckel)
1237 Michelis, Karl HeinzFwStab/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H Werk # Unk (dam 2/15/41)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 15 February, 1941; their ac damaged by AA fire, they were able to return to base with one other unnamed crew WIA.
1238 Michels, KarlUffzI/JG-77, 13(Z)/JG-5 (10/42)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1333 (30% damaged), Bf 110F-2 Werk # 7572 (lost 10/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 24 October, 1942; non-operational crash at Kolosjoki, cause unknown. His "passenger", an un-named civilian, was also killed. WIC (Injured) 6 June, 1941 in a landing accident at Trondheim during a non-operational flight. Source: SIG Norway.
1239 Miksch, KarlFwII/KG-6 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5584 "3E + DH" (lost 11/11/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 11 November, 1942, one other unnamed crew KIA and two others WIA, cause nor location reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1240 Millahn, Karl HermannMaj12/9/1916Dassow, Mecklenburg 1/KG-76 (9/40), Stfkpt 9/KG-76 (9/42 S.U.), Stfkpt in Stab/KG-76 (2/44), Kdr IV/KG-76 (12/44), Kdr III/EKG-1 (1/45) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5749 "F1 + BT" (lost 9/15/42), Ar 234B-2 Werk # 140115 "F1 + AU" (lost 1/23/45) RK(2/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/13/42)
EP(6/15/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (9/15/42)
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold w/Pendant
Seriously injured 23 January, 1945 when his Ar 234 veered on takeoff and crashed from low altitude. WIA with another crew, Gnr Flg Kurt Teege, 15 September, 1942 when he was rammed by a Soviet fighter near the Zaritzmundung (Ju 88 Loss List). 375 combat missions. Deceased 7 October, 1981, Lengern, Werne-Lippe (P. Bastin). Added: RE: the 9/15/42 incident; the Zaritzmundung seems to translate to the mouth of the River Tsaritsa, Volgograd Oblast, Russia, a tributary of the Volga. The Soviet fighter ramming the Ju 88 was of 721 IAP, piloted by Jr Lt Stepan Fedorovich Kyrchanov. Remaining crew (Ju 88): Fw Johannes Reinhardt, Obs (MIA); Ofw Rudolf Netwitsch (or Nentwich), R/O (WIA, returned) and Flg Kurt Tooge (or Teege), Gnr (MIA) (D.Drury).
1241 Millahn, OttoHptm9/17/1911Stfkpt 9/KG-4He 111H-5 Werk # 3964 "5J + ET" (lost 7/8/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 8 July, 1941 when his ac was sd by a Spitfire of No.118 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr Frank J.Howell, and force landed onto the English Channel, SW of Brighton, Sussex. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Kraus, Obs (POW); Ofw Paul Neumann, R/O (POW) and Ofw Otto Beyer, Flt Engr (KIA). All but Ofw Beyer were rescued in their dinghy; Beyer is believed to have bailed, and could not be found in the water. He is listed by the VDK as being "in a sea grave", and commemorated on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial (D.Drury).
1242 Miller, K.Fw3(F)/122 (Schiphol) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0445 "F6 + LL" (lost 5/11/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 11 May, 1941 when his Ju 88 crashed on Tholen Is. (Netherlands), 3km NW of St Maartensdijk Holland after being heavily damaged by a British Night Fighter. The crew escaped the burning AC, but may have drowned in the North Sea or other Scheld outfalls. Remaining crew: Lt Werner Griese, Obs (MIA), Uffz Siegmund Oberdorf (MIA) and Uffz Karl Schlicht (MIA). (DeSwart, LOCS & Wings to Victory). Added: The Ju 88 Loss List places the ac loss at the mouth of the River Tay.
1243 Miller, KarlFwJG-11Bf 109G-14 or K-4, Fw 190A-8Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Crashed and severely burned 1 January, 1945 during the attack on the airfield at Asch. Disposition unknown.
1244 Mitterdorfer, KarlLt1/28/1920Bozen210/JG-300 (8/44), Stffüh 6/NJG-11Bf 109G-10 in JG-300 NJG-10 EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Jager Blatt mention. One known victory, a Mosquito at Braunschweig on 13 September, 1944. A 2nd, another Mosquito on 5 October, 1944, over Berlin. His last flight, a Bf 109G-10 while in NJG-10, from Rechlin to Lübeck-Blankensee, landing at 0645. He and Fw Helmut Happel made the flight together to surrender to the British..
1245 Mocker, KarlOfw7(H)/32Fw 189A-2 Werk # 0185 (70% dam 8/22/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 22 August, 1942 during an enemy fighter attack near Cholmskoje. His Observer, Oblt Hermann Finkenmöller, was also WIA. Obs Loss List & DK-G Awards List
1246 Mohrhof, Karl HeinzHptm11/KG-77 (Germany?)Ju 88A-7 Werk # 4316 "3Z + AV" (lost 12/19/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 8665/15 19 December, 1943, probably due to engine trouble (Ju 88 Loss List).
1247 Mohrmann, KarlOfw3/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0311007 (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIA 14 July, 1943; operational crash at Billefjord shortly after takeoff, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Lt Karl Heinz Lemmerzahl, Observer (WIA); Uffz Heinrich Frölich, R/O (WIA) and Ogefr Karl Rössler, Mech (KIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1248 Möller, KarlUffz5/4/192212/NJG-6 (Kitzingen) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 480178 "2Z + KW" (lost 12/6/44) Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 6 December, 1944; aerial combat with a Mosquito at Niederweimar, he bailed safely. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Theodor Neudeck (4/19/1924 Weissenthurm) KIA & buried at Niederweimar and Gnr Gefr Willi Brüseke (12/24/25) WIA & bailed safely.
1249 Möller, WilliFw2(F)/122 (Frosinone, It.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430794 "F6 + GK" (lost 7/11/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Karl Sartory, Uffz Georg Bosch and Uffz Peter Salgert; sd over Licata, along the SE coast of Sicily, 11 July, 1943. (Ju 88 Loss List). Wiki Luft Data indicates they were KIA and alternate spelling: Möllers.
1250 Mönch, Erich Richard EmilOfw4/5/1915Alt Rohosdorf4(F)/122 (Maikop-Crete) Ju 88D Werk # 430458 (or 430468/Russian source) (lost ) Observer Operational Clasp KIC 24 December, 1942; crashed on a flight from Sarabus Crimea to Maikop, cause not given. Ogefr Karl Wolf, R/O, was also KIC. No mention of the remaining two (Wiki Luft data). Added: A more precise flight from Sarabuz, Crimea, Ukraine to Maykop, Adygea, Russia. The VDK burial for Ofw Mönch is shown as Sevastopol-Gontscharnoje, Blk 10, Row 3, Gr161. Ogefr (or Truppführer?) Wolf, seems to have been buried in his hometown, Bruchsal, Gemeindefriedhof, Field 37, Row 1, Gr13 (D.Drury).
1251 Mons, RudolfMaj10/2/1914ViennaI/KG-40 (9/41), Kdr Ep.u.Lehr Stf He 177 (1/42), Kdr III/KG-40 (11/43)He 111H, Fw 200C & He 177A-3 Werk # 535670 "F8 + DM" (lost 11/26/43) RK(9/18/41)
EP(5/5/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 26 November, 1943 in the Mediterranean theater. His He 177 fell victim to enemy fighters and crashed at sea, off Bougie, Algeria. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Karl Enz, Obs; Fw Heinrich van Oopen, R/O; Fw Walter Laib, Flt Engr; Ogefr Dieter Tschöpe, Gnr and Uffz Heinz Niele, Gnr..
1252 Mönster, KarlUffz7/6/1921Gelsenkirchen3/NJG-2Ju 88C-6 Werk # 751002 "R4 +??" (lost) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 30 January, 1944; shot down by B-17 return fire, crashing at Drievörden, Kreis Bentheim, killing all three crew. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Karl Gundelach, R/O and Ogefr Johann Lingk, Gunner.
1253 Montag, KarlOblt39/ZG-26Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Morane on 14 May, 1940, no location. A 2nd Morane on 15 May, 1940, no location. This 2nd victory off a conflicting claims list, and may be a duplication of the 14 May Morane. His 3rd, a Hurricane on 14 June, 1940, no location.
1254 Möricke, FriedrichMaj9/5/1902Kdr II/KG-76 (8/40 Creil)Do 17Z & Ju 88ABomber Operational ClaspChannel pilot. Also spelled Moericke. Added: Maj Möricke was KIA 24 August, 1940 while flying as observer for Oblt Karl Schulte (geb 6/11/14). They were sd during combat over Manston and crashed into the English Channel off the Kent coast. An unnamed R/O was unhurt (disposition unknown) and the gunner was a War Correspondent, Erwin Bleeck Wagner, disposition unknown. Maj Möricke & Oblt Schulte were buried at Lommel, , Blk 42; Möricke in Gr 387 and Schulte in Gr 535 (D.Drury)
Lommel, Belgium
1255 Moser, JohannFw11/1/19137/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7069 "9K + FR" (lost 8/19/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew off Bognor 19 August, 1940; shot down by Spitfires of No. 602 Sq. while on a sortie to Little Rissington (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Moser buried at CC/1/3/95. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Bachauer, R/O (KIA; bur Littlehampton Cem., War Graves Plot, Sec D, Gr 4419); Fw Wilhelm Haak, Flt Engr (KIA; bur CC/1/3/96) and Fw Max Schachtner, Gnr (KIA; believed bur in the German War Cem., Bourdon (Fr), Blk 14, Row 1, Gr 28). Schachtner's body washed ashore near Oye-Plage some 6 1/2 weeks after this loss (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1256 Mühlen, Karl HeinzLt6/KG-2 (Soesterberg)Do 217E-2 Werk # 1164 "U5 + KP" (lost 4/29/42)
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 29 April, 1942 after being shot down during a mission over York by two Beaufighters, unit unknown, piloted by F/O Furse and P/O Downes. The Dornier crashed in a field at Coneysthorpe, near Malton. This crew flew 84 combat missions. Remaining crew: Uffz Otto Hacker, Observer (POW), Uffz Fritz Kälber, wireless operator (KIA) and Fw Oskar Fussnecker, gunner (POW). Uffz Kälber survived the crash but was severely burned and did not survive the night. Added: Another source suggests the attacker was one Beaufighter of No 406 (RCAF), piloted by F/O Denis Chetwynd Furse, and P/O John Haddon Downes, Nav.. The deceased Do 217 crewman killed, Uffz Kälber buried CC 3/14/446 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1257 Mulfinger, KarlUffz5/JG-54Fw 190A-5 "Black ?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 August, 1943, location unknown.
1258 Müller-Göbs, Karl Lt5/JG-26 Channel)Fw 190A-4 Werk# 7063 "Black 9" (lost 2/27/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 27 February, 1943; cause and location not reported. Mombeek MIA List. Per Caldwell, he was KIA during aerial combat in "Black 9" with a Spitfire of RAF No. 402 or 403 Sq 60 km NW of Dunkirk.
1259 Müller, Erich KarlLt23II/JG-77 (1/45), 3/JG-7 (3/45)Bf 109G-10, Me 262
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 21st victory, a B-17 on 14 January, 1945. Two B-24s on 15 March, 1945.
1260 Müller, ErnstOblt1/KG-40Fw 200C Werk # 0053 "F8 + GL" (lost 4/18/41)Bomber Operational ClaspAC lost 18 April, 1941 west of Ireland, no further detail (Fw 200 Losses, 1988 Book per H. Breuer). Additional: Believed sd at sea off Schull, Calf Island, County Cork, by return fire from HMS Verity during an attack on Convoy HG58. The entire crew were rescued from the sea and interned, most likely at Camp Curragh, Ireland. Remaining crew: Reg.Rat. Walter Habich, Fw Karl Macht, Fw Georg Sigl, Gefr Wilhelm Salbenblatt and Ogefr Alfred Jackal (D.Drury).
1261 Müller, FelixLt10/3/1909Boehlitz Ehrenberg16/KG-2 Me 410A-1 Werk # Unk "U5 + ??" (lost 2/23/44) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 22/23 February, 1944; during a night attack on London, the AC was seen approaching from the north, the engines were heard to rev, and then the AC suddenly dove into the ground and caught fire. There was no explosion, but debris was spread over a large area. His R/O-Gunner, Karl Heinz Borowski was also killed. Source: LOCS & Others. Added: Gefr Borowski (geb 11/25/1923 Wilhelshaven) buried CC BLK 5, Gr 421. Lt Müller buried CC, Blk 5, Gr 422 (Luftwaffe Graves UK).
Cannock Chase
1262 Müller, Friedrich Karl "Nasen" Maj12/4/1911Sulzbach, Saar30 5/KGzbV-172(9/39), I/KG-50(12/42), Stab/JG-301, 1/JG-300(6/43), Stfkpt 1/NJGr-10, Kdr I/NJG-11 (8/44 to end) He 177, Fw 190A-6 Wk# 550453 "Green 3" & Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550717 (lost 10/22/43; crash @ Gummelsbach due to engine fire) in JG-300, Bf 109G-10/AS "Green 3" also in JG-300, Bf 109G-6/AS "Red 2" in 1/NJG-10, Bf 109G-14 (w/30 vics on Rudder) & Fw 190A (both in NJG-11) RK(7/27/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/19/43)
EP(11/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Transport & Night Fighter Oper.Clsp in Brnz
52 missions as a Night Fighter. 30 Night victories, 23 of them with the "Wilde Sau" unit. One known victory, a Halifax at Margraf Cologne on 4 July, 1943, believed to be the first "Wilde Sau" victory. Two known victories on 11 August, 1943, a Halifax 5 km NNE of the Biblis airfield and a 2nd Halifax at Vermütlich, N of Heidelberg. A Lancaster 10 km NW of Swinemünde on 17 August, 1943. Two Stirlings in the Berlin area on 24 August, 1943. A Lancaster 25 km SE of Munich on 7 September, 1943. A Mosquito at Eindhoven on 23 August, 1944. A Lancaster NW of Frankfurt a. Main on 12 September, 1944. Another double victory, both Lancasters on 4 December, 1944; one at Wörth-Lautersbad, the other SW of Karlsrühe. His 28th, an "e/a" on 14 January, 1945. His last known victories, his 29th & 30th, were both "e/a" on 21 February, 1945. He flew the He 177 in KG-50. Nicknamed "Nasen Müller". Another source notes the Werk Number for his A-6 as "350453", the 3 replacing the 5. Deceased 2 November, 1987.
1263 Müller, Friedrich Karl "Tutti"Obstlt12/25/1916Berlin Lichterfelde1408/JG-53(5/40), Stfkpt 1/JG-53(12/41 Malta), Kdr I/JG-53(7/42), Kdr I/JG-3(11/42), Kdr JG-3(3/44)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5251 (ditched at sea 9/15/40; rescued), Bf 109E-4 "Black RK(9/14/41)-EL(9/23/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/7/44)
EP(12/13/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIFA 29 May, 1944 when he crashed upon landing at Salzwedel after his G-6 Werk# 410827 stalled at low level. uninjured in a crash in Wk# 14510 at Bizerta on 25 January, 1943; overturned on landing. 600 combat missions. 3 Unconfirmed victories. 100 victories in the East. 23 bombers, 17 at night. His first victory, a Hawk-75A 15 km west of Amiens, 27 May, 1940. Nos.3 & 4, both Morane 406s at Compiegne on 5 June, 1940. His 5th, a Morane 406 at Compiegne on 7 June, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire at Dungeness on 6 September, 1940. . Also known to have flown Bf 109E "White 2" of III/JG-53, much earlier. While serving in Russia, he once achieved 50 victories within one month. His 26th victory, a Soviet I-61 on 3 June, 1942. His 30th, a LaGG-3 3 km E of the Sossue-Obaja airfield on 3 July, 1942. A triple, one of many, on 12 August, 1942: an Il-2 and two MiG-3s. Two MiG-1s and three Il-2s on 30 August, 1942. Seven victories on 7 September, 1942; a Yak-1, a MiG-1, and five Il-2s, all in the Bhf. Kotluban area. He served briefly as Kdr IV(Sturm)/JG-3 in February, 1944. His 120th victory, a B-17 SW of Burg on 8 March, 1944. His 125th, a B-24 (HSS) 40 km N of Rügen on 9 April, 1944. His 140th, a B-17 in the Frankfurt area on 12 May, 1944.
1264 Müller, FritzOfwI/KG-30Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142068 (80% damaged)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 30 May, 1942; operations takeoff accident at Banak. Remaining crew (all WIA): Uffz Walter Bachheister, Observer and Gefr Karl Maier, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1265 Müller, GerhardOblt1/21/1913Berlin8/KG-2Do 17Z Werk # unk "U5 + DS" (lost 8/13/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA (and declared KIA) 13 August, 1940: failed to return from a mission over Eastchurh England. Remaining crew: Oblt Werner Morich (geb 12/19/15 Stederdorf), Obs, (MIA); Ofw Karl Langer (geb 10/17/15 Buchwald), R/O (KIA) and Fw Rudolf Haensgen (geb 3/12/15 Hamburg), Flt Engr (WIA & POW, interned in Canada. Source: Lw Loss Report via Joe Potter. Added: Initially buried in a collective grave with Horst von der Groeben in Whitstable, Kent, Müller and Groeben buried at CC, Plot 9, Row 8, Gr 49 (collective). Langer buried in CC, Plot 1, Row 5, Gr 178 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Mueller.
Cannock Chase
1266 Müller, HermannLt1 ZG-1 (9/43), 14/KG-40 (10/43 Atlantic) Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750392 (lost 10/7/43) EK 2, Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew during aerial combat over the sea 7 October, 1943 (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Shot down by a Beaufighter of No.143 Sq., Pl.Qu.24West/1622 (LOCS). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Karl Kohal, Obs and Gefr Wilhelm Gah, R/O. No mention of Flt Engr/Mech/Gnr (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Mueller.
1267 Müller, Johann Karl JonnyUffz3II/SG-10, JV-44 (3/45 Brandenburg-Briest)Fw 190A & F, Me 262A-1a Werk # 110556 "Red S"
EK 1 & 2
Assault & Fighter Operational Clasp
An experienced Fw 190 ground attack pilot, his two known victories were two B-26 bombers downed on 20 April, 1945 by his R4M rockets from his Me 262. His AC pictured in Osprey publ.
1268 Müller, KarlFw3/SG-2 (5/44 Husi, Romania)Ju 87
EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
R/O and rear gunner for Korol.
1269 Müller, KarlOblt18/JG-2, Stfkpt 6/JG-2 (3/40 Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk# 2678 (lost 9/4/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4 September, 1940; Combat with a Spitfire in 8 Staffel, crashed into the sea off Dungeness. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Tournai, 19 May, 1940. Mombeek MIA List.
1270 Müller, KarlOfw9/28/1913Sonneberg - Oberlind1/KG-2 (5/39), 12/KG-3 (9/42), 3/KG-2 (1/43)Do 17Z & Do 217E-4 Werk # 5462 "U5 + GL" (lost 2/3/43) RK(10/15/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/17/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold (7/31/41)
MIA 3 February, 1943; failed to return from a raid on Sunderland England. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Heinz Lewald, Obs; Uffz Friedrich Furth, R/O and Uffz Heinrich Wilmsen, Gnr.. This loss matches that of a claim by a Beaufighter night fighter of RAF No. 219 Sq., piloted by F/Lt John Willson, downing a German bomber south of Muston, near Filey (Yorkshire). He reported seeing four chutes from the bomber before the ac plunged into the sea. 280 combat missions.
1271 Müller, KarlLt212(Sturm)/JG-3Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680762 (lost 7/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 July, 1944 during aerial combat in the Memming-Kempten area. One known victory, his 2nd, a B-17 in the Kempten area on 19 July, 1944, the day of his death.
1272 Müller, KarlHptmStfkpt 4(F)/122 (6/42-11/43)Ju 88A & D
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/17/42)
Observer Operational Clasp
Wiki Luft data.
1273 Müller, KarlOfwI2/LG-1 (Africa)Ju 88A-4 (Trop) Werk # 5651 "L1 + AA" (lost 4/28/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/6/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA with two other unnamed crew at Alexandria 28 April, 1942, probably due to enemy fighters, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List)
1274 Müller, KarlUffz21/JG-53 (6/43 Sicily; 12/43 Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18334 "White 10" (lost 6/21/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18713 "White 10 + I" (lost 12/30/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 30 December, 1943 during aerial combat with a P-47 SE of Avezzano, bailed safely. WIA 21 June, 1943 during aerial combat with a B-24 at Bora Marina, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List). Victories reported on the 109 Loss List.
1275 Müller, KarlUffz8/KG-76 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Trop Werk # 1119 "F1 + GS" (lost 5/3/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Tripoli 3 May, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1276 Müller, KarlOblt1/3/1916Somborn 3(H)/41 (2/41), 3(F)/121 (12/41 Nikolayev, Ukraine) Ju 88A-5 Werk # Unk (dam 2/25/41), Hs 126B-1 Werk # Unk (lost 11/27/41), Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0533 "7A + BL" (lost 12/30/41) Wound Badge (2/25/41 & 11/27/41), Observer Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew 30 December, 1941, cause and location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: He was injured making a forced landing near Guerand on 25 February, 1941, due to engine trouble. Still in 3(H)/41 in November, he was reported WIA, no detail (LOCS). Added: On 30 December, 1941, crash location the Sea of Azov, off Nogaisk. Oblt Müller, a pilot in his own right, was the Observer; the pilot was Ofw Fritz Ruhl. Remaining crew (all KIA): Fw Wolfgang Hoffmann, R/O and Uffz Heinz Lindemann, Gnr. All four buried in Kirowograd-Sammelfriedhof, Ukraine (D.Drury). See Ofw Fritz Ruhl (pilot) for specific burial locations. Alternate spelling: Mueller.
1277 Müller, KarlUffz1/NJG-6 Bf110G-4 Werk # 140210 "2Z + ??" (lost 7/24/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His G-4 sd during aerial combat at Dennach 24 July, 1944, pilot bailed safely. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Wilhelm Lübkemann (geb 9/27/1923 Wenndorf) (KIA, bur Emerhaven Geestemünde) and Gnr Ogefr Herbert Gunner (bailed).
1278 Müller, KarlUffz2/10/1921WärzenStab I/ZG-76Me 410A Werk # 150110 (lost 6/13/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 13 June, 1944 during aerial combat with B-24's of the 15th USAAF at Pfeffenhausen. His unnamed R/O was able to bail successfully (D.Drury).
1279 Müller, Karl FriedrichHptmStab/JG-300Fw 190A-6 (lost 10/22/43 at Gummersbach)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
1280 Müller, Karl FriedrichOblt5/12/1920I/LG-1, Stfkpt 10/LG-1, Stfkpt 4/LG-1 (2/45)Ju 88A-4 (Damaged emer land at Letchin 2/7/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. Added: Fate unknown 7 February, 1945 during attack in the vicinity of Kienitz (Luft Offz Career Summaries).
1281 Müller, Karl HeinzLt8/JG-301Fw 190A-9 Werk # 207202 (lost 2/9/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 February, 1945 in aerial combat on the East Front.
1282 Müller, Karl HeinzFw2/5/1917Höningen11/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 440054 (lost 9/23/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 23 September, 1944 15 km northwest of Wiener-Neustadt; believed to have crashed into the Mandling Mountain. Remaining crew(KIC); Uffz Franz Schulz (geb 8/20/1920 Engerau, Bruck), R/O and Gefr Alfred Schmiederer (geb 7/14/1925 Rainsbach), Gunner. Jager Blatt 5/2004.
1283 Müller, Karl HeinzLt7/6/1919III/KG-3Do 17Z Werk # 3434 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 16 November, 1940 when he hit a bus during a landing at Le Culot airfield. Buried Lommel, Block 49/180. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
1284 Müller, Karl HeinzLt9/KG-77 (Comiso)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2588 "3Z + CT" (lost 3/24/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 24 March, 1942, probably shot down over Malta by RAF fighters (Ju 88 Loss List).
1285 Müller, Karl ViktorLt4/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 8473 "White 14 + -" (lost 3/20/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 20 March, 1942; Shot down by AA fire while escorting Ju 87s near Sevastopol. Mombeek MIA List.
1286 Müncheberg, Karl HeinzObltStfkpt 5/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3530 "V4 + BN" (lost 12/17/41)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/17/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew 17 December, 1941 after being hit by flak and making an emergency landing at Bolschaja-Dwer. Source: A. Mebius, Ju 88 Loss List & DK-G Awards List.
1287 Munding, KarlOfw710(Z)/JG-5 (5/42 Norway)Bf 110E-2
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. One known victory, his 4th, a Soviet Hurricane over the Notowki Bight on 10 May, 1942.
1288 Munk, RobertUffz2/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 7/27/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 27 July, 1940; sd by a Hurricane of No. 238 Sq., piloted by P/O Charles Davis, and crashed into the sea near the Shambles sandbar off Weymouth-Portland, Dorset. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Karl Wagner, also MIA (D.Drury). Munk & Wagner were unhurt 14 May, 1940 when they were sd by Hurricanes of Nos 1 & 73, crashing at Les Grandes-Armoises (Ardennes France (D.Drury).
1289 Münker, Karl HeinzOfhrRiedberg, Wesphalen5/ZG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 170066 "2N + BN" (lost 5/29/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA in the first part of 1944 (5/29 per Bf 110 Loss List) as a result of aerial combat. Jager Blatt 6/2001.
1290 Munsche, Karl HeinzOfw189/JG-2Bf 109F-2 Wk# 12834 (80% lost 8/41), Fw 190A-2 Wk# 0125280 (40% dam 8/13/42), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 690139 (lost 7/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 25 July, 1944; Unknown reason, Caen. Mombeek MIA List. Wounded 17 August, 1941 from small arms fire causing him to crash near Berck-sur-Mer. Injured in the A-2 crash on 13 August, 1942 at Theville airfield, making a belly landing due to ancilliary (auxiliary) failure. 10+ bombers. One known victory, a Hawk 75 west northwest of Cherbourg on 2 February, 1942. On 11 June, 1942, he downed two Spitfires of RAF No. 41 Sq., into the sea, south of the Isle of Wight. A B-17 on 3 January, 1943. Another B-17 on 17 May, 1943 in the Bordeaux area. Two B-17s in the St. Nazaire region on 29 May, 1943. A B-17 on 28 June, 1943. Another B-17 on 4 July, 1943. A Typhoon on 15 August, 1943. A B-17 at Corbeille-Essonnes on 15 September, 1943. A B-24 20 km S of Charleville on 30 December, 1943. A Spitfire on 6 January, 1944. A B-17 on 8 February, 1944. A Mosquito at Evreux on 4 July, 1944. A Spitfire at Vimoutiers-Gace on 13 July, 1944. A P-51 at Bernay-LeNeubourg on 17 July, 1944. An Auster III at Caen on 24 July, 1944.
1291 Munz, Karl "Fuchs" or "Fox"Lt4/29/1915Gottwollshausen, Württemberg63I/JG-52 (7/40), Ofw with 2/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.), 1/JG-52 (5/44), Stfkpt 3/JG-52 (1/45), III/EJG-2 (4/45)Bf 109E "Red or Black 3" in 2/JG-52, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8206 (lost 6/12/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8419 & G "Black 3", Bf 109G-2 Wk# 14152 "<< + 2" (dam 8/23/42), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 20003 "<<" (lost 8/20/43; WIA combat w/8 Yak 1s) , Me 262 RK(4/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)
EP(7/6/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 23 August, 1942 in Wk# 14152 during aerial combat 15 km NE of Uljanowo. Two bomber victories. With JG-52, he flew over the English Channel and Russia. His 1st known Channel victory, a Blenheim N of Nordeney on 25 May, 1941. His 2nd, a Blenheim 100 km W of Texel on 2 June, 1941. His first known Soviet victory, an R-2 on 20 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 25 June, 1943. An Il-4 and an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 7 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 20 July, 1943. Two Il-7s on 22 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 31 July, 1943. A P-39 on 16 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 30 May, 1944. A P-39 on 1 June, 1944. Wounded seriously several times. He scored I/JG-52s 2000th victory, his 30th, on 1 June, 1944. An Il-2 and a Yak-9 on 4 June, 1944. An Il-2 on 2 September, 1944. Over 600 combat missions. 3 victories in the West with the Me 262, all "e/a"s in the last days of April, 1945. Another source says he flew the Me 262 in III/EJG-2, with no mention of JG-7. Munz was recommended for the RK, and it is not known if he actually received the award. Bowers/Lednicer, 60 victories. Deceased 3 December, 1992. Photo
1292 Muth, LudwigUffz1/KG-54 Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2388 "B3 + LH" (lost 5/12/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 12 May, 1941 when his ac was brought down by AA fire, and crashed into the sea off Cowes, Isle of Wight. Remaining crew: Ogefr Karl Stiebitz, Obs (MIA); Gefr Günter Tischendorf, R/O (MIA) and Gefr Paul Adomat, Gnr (KIA). Gefr Adomat's body washed ashore on 27 May, 1941; he is buried at CC, Blk 8, Row 1, Gr 17 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1293 Mütschele, HelmuthUffz11/ZG-76Bf 110C "M8 + FH" (lost) EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
POW 9 April, 1940 shortly after downing his first known victory. He was shot down in the Oslo area. Remaining crew: Ogefr Karl Lorey, R/O (POW). Source: SIG Norway. One known victory, a Gladiator over the Oslo Fjord, 9 April, 1940.
1294 Mützl, KarlFw35/JG-4 (9/44), 3/EZG (Supplementary Destroyer Squadron)Fw 190A, Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 (HSS) 50 km SE of Kassel on 27 September, 1944. A 2nd B-24, same day, same location. A 3rd, a B-17 at Hochharz on 28 September, 1944. Alternate spelling: Mutzl.
1295 Näder, Karl GüntherHptmII/KG-2, Stfkpt 16/KG-2 (6/43)Do 217E-4 in II Grp, Bf 410A-1 Werk # 10172 (lost 9/4/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 3/4 September, 1943 when his 410 crashed on Woudenbergseweg, 3.4 km east of Zeist Holland due to engine failure (DeSwart, D.Stankey & L.DeZeng) DK-G Awards List also.
1296 Nagelmüller, RudolfUffz4(F)/14 (Smolensk-Nord) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1241 "5F + GM" (lost 10/14/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew 14 October, 1941 when their ac was lost due to unknown circumstanceson a reconnaissance mission to Kalinin, Russia. Remaining crew: Lt Erich Färber, Obs; Uffz Karl Heinz Fehrholz, R/O and Ogefr Rudolf Volz, Gnr (D.Drury).
1297 Najock, Karl HeinzOblt2/29/1916Einsiedel - Chemnitz1/NAGr-5, 1(H)/5Fw 189A-3, Bf 109G-6 RK(4/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Deceased 24 May, 1967 Bückeburg (P. Bastin).
1298 Nänel, KarlFw4/ZG-2 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 2351 "2S + NM" (lost 6/13/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 13 June, 1942 near Bogpototischnoje, cause unknown. Bf 110 Loss List
1299 Nebel, Karl HeinzLt149/JG-51 (12/42 S.U.), 2/JG-51 (4/44)Bf 109F & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 27 km WSW of Olenino on 3 December, 1942, as Fw at the time. A 2nd, a U-2 on 1 July, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-4 on 3 July, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-5 on 12 July, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-3 on 13 July, 1943. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.0 on 30 July, 1943. A 7th, a Yak-9 S of Yelnya on 17 September, 1943. An 8th, a Yak-7 NW of Loyev on 22 October, 1943. A 9th, a Yak-7 on 21 February, 1944. A 10th, a Yak-7 on 30 April, 1944. An 11th, a LaGG-5 on 25 June, 1944. A 12th, a Pe-2 on 20 October, 1944.
1300 Nebendahl, WalterOgefr1/SeeAufkl.Gr-125BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310034 "7R + GH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 2 July, 1942; crashed due to fog at Kvalöya/Finmark while returning from a reconnaissance mission on Convoy PQ 17. Remaining crew (all KIA); Ofhr Karl Heinz Strahlke, Observer; Uffz Willy Rohmann, R/O and Uffz Heinrich Krüger, Mech. Source: SIG Norway.

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