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1501 Reper, Karl HeinzLt11/30/1914Friedrichsort/KielTO Stab I/KG-100He 177A-3 Werk # 332224 "6N + TL" (lost 3/22/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 22 March, 1944; shot down by enemy fighters south of Rheine during a transfer flight. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Heinz Dittmann, geb 9/10/1920, K.Obs; Uffz Erich Bauer, geb 3/4/1921, R/O; Ofw Heinrich Karl Zarzitzky, geb 10/23/1915, Wart; Uffz Heinz Winter, geb 9/8/1920, Gunner; Uffz Karl Bierbrauer, geb 4/9/1922, Gunner; Uffz Richard Kristen, geb 1/30/1919, Elect; Ogefr Viktor van Kuil, geb 11/3/1922, Mech; Gefr Erwin Grönner, geb 7/12/1923, Wart and Gefr Kurt Schwarz, geb 9/26/1923, Wart. Sources: B.Bines & Jager Blatt 6/2003.
1502 Resch, KarlLt4/4/1920Heilegenberg136/JG-54 (1/44 S.U.), Stfkpt 6/JG-54 (7/44 Russia), 13/JG-54 (9/44), Stfkpt 15/JG-54 (12/44)Fw 190A-9 Werk# 205118 "Yellow 1" (lost 1/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 January, 1945 in aerial combat with Allied fighters over Münsterland near the Mittelland Kanal, by Broxten/Westf. (Siedlung Vennemoor). Buried Damme Friedhof, 10/4 (Rosseels). His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 9 January, 1944. A 2nd Soviet, an La-5 on 22 January, 1944. A 3rd Soviet, an La-5 on 24 January, 1944. A 4th Soviet, an Il-2 on 27 March, 1944. A 5th Soviet, a Yak-9 on 3 April, 1944. A 6th Soviet, a Yak-9 on 28 June, 1944. Soviet nos. 7 & 8, an Il-2 and a Yak-9 at Kaluga on 19 July, 1944. Nos. 9 & 10, both Soviet, a Yak-11 and an Il-2 in the Kreutsburg area on 7 August, 1944. One known western victory, a P-47 in the Nijmegen area on 23 September, 1944. A 2nd, a P-38 SE of St Vith on 17 December, 1944. A P-47 at Zülpich on 18 December, 1944.
1503 Ress, KarlLt14/JG-2 (12/41)Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-40 on 13 December, 1941, no location.
1504 Resseguier, Karl GrafHptm3Stab I/JG-300 (9/43), Kdr II/JG-301 (10/43), 2/NJG-5 (7/44)Fw 190A in JG-300, Bf 109G, Bf 110 & Ju 88 in NJG-5
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 II W of Hannover on 27 September, 1943. A 2nd, a "4 mot" at St Leu on 8 July, 1944. A 3rd, a Lancaster over Königsberg on 30 August, 1944. Alternate spelling: Resugier, Ressugier and Ressegier. Proper surname: Resseguier de Miremont.
1505 Rethage, KarlFw1/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (Channel)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1294 "M2 + DH" (lost 11/15/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 15 November, 1941; crashed into the sea 20 miles off Yarmouth after being attacked by a Defiant of No. 151 Sq. (McRitchie & Beale). Source: Ju 88 Loss List).
1506 Rheinhardt, KarlUffz8/KG-54He 111 "B3 + BS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 10 May, 1940 after crash landing His He 111 near Merendree. Source: A. Rosseels.
1507 Rhinde, Karl HeinzFw11/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 31 August, 1944.
1508 Rhinow, Friedrich KarlOblt14/ZG-76Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Bloch 200 near Zweibrücken, 9 September, 1939.
1509 Ribitzky, FranzFw9/TG-4Ju 52/3mg4e Werk # 6860 "G6 + JT" (85% dam 2/12/44)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 12 February, 1944 when his ac crashed into the Beskydy Mountains, Ostravice, Cz., killing the entire crew and two passengers. Remaining crew: Uffz Herbert Neumann, R/O; Ogefr Alfred Schmidt, Mech and Ogefr Karl Peter, Gnr. Passengers: Uffz Johann Frank and Oberzahlmeister Walter Magerfleisch (Paymaster) (F.Braun).
1510 Richard, Karl HeinzOblt9/3/1916Duisburg1Adj II/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 480131(lost 3/16/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Died of injuries 16 March, 1944, when his 110 was shot down as they opposed a British bombing raid on Munich. All the crew bailed safely, but Richard died of his injuries. The AC crashed at Möhringen, SW of Munderkingen (Jager Blatt 5/2003). Remaining crew (bail with injuries): R/O Uffz Pommer and Gnr Gefr Schaffer. One known victory, a Lancaster at Krummendorf on 30 January, 1944.
1511 Richter, Erhart KarlUffz21/JG-77 (12/43), 8/JG-77 (4/44)Bf 109F & G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Dragonfly 20 km southeast of Avigliano Italy, 5 December, 1943. His 2nd, a B-24 in the Balkans on 4 April, 1944.
1512 Richter, HerbertFwStab/KG-27He 111P-2 Werk # 1620 "1G + ??" (dam 3/12/41)Bomber Operational ClaspInjured with his entire crew the night of 12/13 March, 1941, when they crashed at Chateauneuf, Fr. returning from a raid on England. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Gutsmann, Obs; Fw Wilhelm Dreyer, R/O and Fw Otto Dörnte, Mech (absa3945).
1513 Richter, KarlFw14/SG-10 (7/44 S.U.)Fw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 15 July, 1944.
1514 Richter, KarlOblt2/ZG-76 (8/40 as Uffz), Kdr I/ZG-76 (12/43 as Oblt)Bf 110D (total loss 8/15/40)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Had his cockpit shot away by a Spitfire of RAF No. 72 Squadron on 15 August, 1940, but was able to make a forced landing near Esbjerg, Norway. When he was hit, he suffered severe head wounds and slumped over the yoke, putting the AC in a dive. He recovered just in time to pull out, and half blinded, miraculously flew to Norway, where he crashed. Remaining crew: Uffz Geischechen, Observer, disposition unknown (Source: SIG Norway).
1515 Richter, KarlUffz191939/JG-54 (3/42 S.U.), 4/JG-54 (7/43)Bf 109F in 9 Staffel, Fw 190A-5 Werk# (14)5808 "White 8" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 August, 1943 by flak over Map Quadrant 18212. One known victory, a Soviet P-40 on 9 March, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 25 July, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG-3 on 14 August, 1943.
1516 Richter, KarlUffz8/JG-77 (Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 760085 "Black 5" (lost 4/21/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 21 April, 1944 during aerial combat near Ghentani, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List).
1517 Richter, KarlUffz7/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 796 "T6 + MR" (lost 9/11/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 11 September, 1943 in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 69644 after being hit by enemy return fire. Ju 87 Loss List
1518 Riedel, Karl HeinzUffz9/26/19237/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 738167 "Yellow 16" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 1 January, 1945; known to have crashed his A-8 northeast of Westerbeek, south of Oploo, on 1 January, 1945, during Operation Bodenplatte. (DeSwart). Initially buried in a mass grave at De Rips Holland, and was re-buried in August 1959 at Ysselsteyn, TD-4-43 "Find a Grave" by Fred 12/2011.







1519 Rieger, KarlHptm11/2/19144/NJG-2 Ju 88C-6 Werk # 720116 (lost 1/7/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed at Deelen Holland on 7 January, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Hptm Rieger buried at Ysselsteyn, BM-4-77. His Gnr, Ofw Johann Merz (geb 5/4/1916), was also killed, and is buried Ysselsteyn, BM-4-78 (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
1520 Rieger, KarlUffz6/JG-2 (11/43 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 27055 (lost 11/26/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk# 162183Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 13 February, 1944; Combat with P-47s, at Arpajon, 33 km west southwest of Paris. Mombeek MIA List. WIA 26 November, 1943 during aerial combat near Le Bourget (Bf 109 Loss List).
1521 Riehle, AugustUffz5/KG-26 (Vaernes)He 111H-3 "1H + BN" (lost 5/22/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 22 May, 1940; sd with wounds, when after dropping supplies to German forces, they attacked transport vessels when their left engine was hit and began to burn. They made a force landing into a hill at Sjövegan. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Karl Heinz Hess, Ogefr Josef Kopitz and Flg Rudolf Entrich. Hess & Riehle spent six years in prison in Scotland & Canada; Kopitz & Entrich (R/O & Mech) became prisoners in Norway, but were soon released (Flyvrak Norway).
1522 Rieken, Karl HeinzUffz1(F)/123 (Athens-Kalamaki)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550728 "4U + NK" (lost 11/22/43 & on loan from 2(F)/123)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 22 November, 1943; failed to return from a mission over Cyprus, no further detail. Three remaining crewmen (unnamed) were also KIA. Wiki Luft data.
1523 Riemann, KurtOfw6/KG-1He 111H-2 Werk # 2750 "V4 + DW" (lost 8/30/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940: sd with wounds after being attacked by fighters and the crew had to bail. The ac crashed at Roy Hill, Hadlow Down, Sussex. Remaining crew: Fw Richard Vester, Obs (POW/WIA); Uffz Werner Stein, R/O (POW); Ofw Karl Heinz Rauschert, Flt Engr (KIA) and Flg Rudolf Zinnögger, Gnr (KIA). The two deceased are buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 3; Zinnögger, Gr 88, Rauschert, Gr 89 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1524 Riemenschneider, KarlUffz5/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300099 "??" (lost 8/9/43)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 5151 9 August, 1943; hit by enemy return fire (Ju 88 Loss List).
1525 Riemschneider, KarlOfw6/KG-27He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1526 Riener, AntonUffz6/10/1922Wels2(F)/22 (Kharkiv) Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430075 (lost 12/21/42) Observer Operational Clasp KIC with his Observer Lt.d.R. Theodor Hahn and two other unnamed crew north of Tschugujew 21 December, 1942, cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: A third known crewman, Gunner Emil Karl Wehleit (KIC), The R/O was not named. The ac crashed and caught fire N of Chuguev (aka Chuhuiv), Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine. The Pilot and the Gunner are commemorated in the Collective War Cemetery at Kharkiv. The Observer is buried there in Blk 10, Row 20, Gr 2393 (D.Drury)
1527 Rienth, KarlFw111/JG-301Bf 109G, Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 N of Berlin on 5 December, 1944. Alternate spelling: Reinth (Perry Claims).
1528 Riepe, KarlIII/JG-4 (5/43 to 9/44)Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspFlugbuch.
1529 Riesbeck, KarlUffzStab/JG-77 (8/43), 2/JG-77 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 18870 "Red 11" (lost 9/10/43) in 2 StaffelFighter Operational ClaspMIA 10 September, 1943; Aerial combat, 20 km west of Montecorvino. Mombeek MIA List. One known "Probable", a "well shot up" P-38 over southern Italy, 30 August, 1943.
1530 Rinck, FriedrichObltStfkpt 9/KG-30 (Channel)JU 88A-5 Werk # 2280 "4D + CT" (lost 1/27/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 27 January, 1941, no further detail. LW Loss Report. This could be Friedrich Karl Rinck, above.
1531 Rinck, Friedrich KarlOblt9/KG-4 (Delmenhorst)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3041 "5J + GT" (lost 5/10/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 10 May, 1940 after being sd by a Fokker D-21 piloted by Lt N.W. Sluyter. His Ju 88 crashed at Hoofdweg 457, Vijfhuizen Holland (DeSwart & Find A Grave by Fred). Remaining crew: Ofw Wilhelm Ruther, Gefr Ferdinand Wissing and Gefr Franz Strada, Gunner. Additional data: All survived as POWs but Gefr Franz Strada (geb 11/29/19 Jihocesky, Cz.). Strada buried Ysselsteyn CX-11-274. (Source: Find A Grave by Fred).
1532 Ringel, HorstLt8/30/19204/KGzbV-104 (Romania)Ju 52 Werk # 6857 "G6 + GW" (lost 1/13/42)Transport Operational ClaspMIA 13 January, 1942 when he crashed in Odessa Bay, the cause being labeled "weather" Remaining crew (MIA): Obs Obstlt Axel Frhr von Jena; R/O Ofw Wilhelm Möller; Engr Ofw Alfred Volkmann; 2 Engr Ofw Johann Wichert; and passengers, Uffz Emil Krebs, Ogefr Karl Kroh, Hptm Karl Mack and one with last name Zink.
1533 Rinow, Friedrich KarlMaj14/ZG-76, Kdr I/JG-104 (3/43), Kdr II/JG-108 (10/44), Kdr II/JG-104 (1/45 to end)Ar 96, Bf 110 in ZG-76, Bf 109E, Fw 190 EK 2
Destroyer & Fighter Operational Clasps
One known victory, a Spitfire on 29 May, 1940, no location.
1534 Ritter,UffzII/JG-1Fw 58 "Weihe" ASR AC assigned to II/JG-1Air Sea Rescue Operational ClaspRitter piloted the ASR AC searching for Peter Eberhard over the North Sea on 2 May, 1943. Thgis could be Uffz Karl Heinz Ritter, later in JG-11.
1535 Ritter, FriedrichLt8/SG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 130876 "T^ + DR" (lost 12/18/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 18 December, 1943; he collided with another Ju 87, Wk# 110822, piloted by Uffz Karl Sattler (KIC w/unnamed R/O), crashing in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 2964. His unnamed R/O was injured. Ju 87 Loss List
1536 Ritter, KarlOblt38/JG-53 (5/43 Sicily), 11/JG-53 (8/44)Bf 109G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15289 (lost 5/10/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 10 May, 1943 during aerial combat with "4 mots" near Chinisia, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List). One known Desert victory, his 1st, a B-17 in the Chinisia area on 10 May, 1943. A 2nd, a B-24 at Havelte, N of Meppel, on 15 August, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 at Brünn on 29 August, 1944.
1537 Ritter, Karl ErichLt1/KGr-806 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140701 "M7 + DH" (lost 8/11/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 11 August, 1942 due to flak while attempting an attack on HMS Victorious during Operation Pedestal (Ju 88 Loss List).
1538 Ritter, Karl HeinzUffz1/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 172712 ""White 120" (lost 6/26/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 26 June, 1944 during aerial combat in the Lonrai area.
1539 Ritterbusch, KarlUffz1/JG-51 (S.U.)Fw 190A-3 Werk # 438 "White ?" (lost 12/14/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 December, 1942 by Soviet AA fire near Vyasma-Süd.
1540 Ritzenberger, KarlOblt19Stfkpt 6/JG-52 (3/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19706 "Yellow 10 + -" (lost 5/24/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 May, 1943; crashed into the sea off Noworossijsk, 40 km SE of Anapa after combat with Yaks. His first known victory, two Soviet Bostons on 14 March, 1943. A Yak-1 on 18 March, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 22 March, 1943. Two Il-5s on 29 March, 1943. A P-39 and a LaGG-3 on 15 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 16 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 20 April, 1943. A DB-3 and a Boston on 24 April, 1943. A Yak-1 on 29 April, 1943. A Yak-1 on 7 May, 1943. A P-39 on 8 May, 1943. A Yak-1 on 9 May, 1943. A Soviet Spitfire on 10 May, 1943. A Yak-1 on 24 May, 1943.
1541 Rockstroh, WernerOblt2(F)/Ob.d.L., Vers.Verb.Ob.d.L.(2/44)Ju 88D-1, Ju 88T-1 Werk # 430664 (lost 2/25/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/15/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 25 February, 1944 during aerial combat with American fighters of the 379th FS at Baincthum, Foret de Fort Mahon, La-Capell-Les-Boulogne (F-62360). Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt Alfred Popp and Ofw Karl Elas. DK-G Awards List & Rosseels.
1542 Rode, BrunoGefr8/KG-55He 111P-2 Werk # 1401 "G1 + GS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 11/12 April, 1941 after ditching into the Channel north of Cherbourg as a result of engine failure following combat with a British Night Fighter on the return flight after the Bristol bombing raid. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Erich Rähse, Observer; Uffz Walter Ulbricht, R/O and Gefr Karl Berger, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny. No known graves (D.Drury).
1543 Roeger, EberhardHptmKdr II/KG-30Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2341 "4D + AC" (lost 7/3/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 3 July, 1941 in aerial combat near Murmansk with a Soviet fighter of the 72nd Composite Aviation Regt., flown by Lt Vasiliy Volovikov. Remaining crew (MIA and presumed KIA): Lt Heino Tauern, Observer; Fw Karl Wirth, R/O and Uffz Gerd Beckmann, Gunner (Source: SIG Norway).
1544 Rogalla, Friedrich KarlUffz16/JG-300Fw 190A-8 (lost 7/19/44 near Haldenwang/Kempten)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 S of Memmingen on 18 July, 1944. Pilot disposition 7/19, unknown.
1545 Rogge, PaulOblt1/5/1911Loetzen5/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144550 "3E + MN" (lost 3/25/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 24/25 March, 1943; crashed in this AC four miles east of Earleston Scotland, near Galashiels, the victory later being credited to Beaufighter pilot,Sq Ldr G. Elms of RAF No. 409 Sq.. Crash details unknown. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Ernst Glueck, Observer; Uffz Karl Brinkmann, R/O and Gefr Werner Walter, Gunner.
1546 Rohde, KarlUffzSturmstaffel 1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 340340 "White 15" (lost 4/8/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 April, 1944 during aerial combat at Allerbüttel.
1547 Rohde, Karl UlrichFw55/JG-77 (4/43 Tunisia))Bf 109E, Bf 109F(Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16322 (lost 3/5/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk# 412110 "White 5"
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 23 April, 1944; Aerial combat southeast of Vardö. Mombeek MIA List. His Wk# 16322 collided with another G-6, Wk# 16337, piloted by Uffz Schmittbittner (KIC) on 5 March, 1943 during takeoff from La Fauconnerie-Nord, Rohde OK. One known Desert victory, his 1st while in 5/JG-77, was a Spitfire 30 km southwest of Tunis on 25 April, 1943. His 2nd, also in 5/JG-77, a Spitfire on 8 May, 1943. His 3rd, over Sicily (under given name Karl Ulrich), a P-40 on 10 July, 1943. Alternate spelling: Rodhe. His 4th (K-Ulr), a P-40 10 km northwest of Trapani on 10 July, 1943. His 5th, a P-51 over southern Italy, 19 August, 1943.
1548 Rohde, PeterUffz107/JG-5 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412110 "White 5" (lost)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down at Vardo Norway on 23 April, 1944, pilot disposition unknown (Source: SIG Norway). One known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 18 August, 1943. A P-40 on 2 September, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 14 September, 1943. A 4th, a Soviet Hurricane on 26 October, 1943. Nos. 5, 6 & 7 (to Peter), two Il-2s and a P-39 on 12 April, 1944. Nos. 8, 9 & 10 (Peter), a P-39 and two P-40s on 23 April, 1944. Need to check the OKL Claims List by dates to allocate all Rohde (Peter & Karl) victories correctly.
1549 Röhl, Lt5/KG-4He 111P (lost 5/13/40)Bomber Operational ClaspHis He 111 crashed at Oudenbosch Holland (St Maartens Marsh) on 13 May, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart) Added: The ac was sd by a Curtiss H-75 of GC I/4, piloted by Lt jean Louis Hirschauer. Remaining crew: Oblt von Talkmann, believed Obs; Uffz Alex Mikhahn, R/O (WIA) and Uffz Karl Elbin (WIA). All briefly POW's until the Dutch surrender (D.Drury).
1550 Röhr, KarlFw41/JG-27 (6/44), 9/JG-3Bf 109G-6 Werk# 165135 "White 11" in JG-3
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 13 August, 1944; Aerial combat near Alencon. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, a B-24 30 km below Drauburg on 10 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 N of Hochschwab on 24 May, 1944. His 4th, a P-38 on 18 June, 1944, no location.
1551 Rohr, UlrichOblt9/KG-3Do 17Z-2 Werk # 3269 "5K + BT" (lost 9/2/40)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspPOW/WIA 2 September, 1940 when his ac was sd by two Hurricanes of No.249 Sq., piloted by P/O James R.B.Meaker & F/Lt Robert A. Barton. The ac crashed at RAF Station Rochford, Essex. Remaining crew: Fw Otto Sprink, Obs (POW/WIA); Uffz Karl Seidel, R/O (POW/MIA) and Uffz Kurt Hilbrecht, Flt Engr (KIA, buried CC/1/10/369). Oblt Ulrich was promoted to Hptm while in captivity (D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
1552 Röhren, JosefFwFl.Erg.Gr. (See) Kopenhagen (Oresund)Bv 138B Werk # 02017 "6H + MH" (lost)Air Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIA 11 February, 1943 when practicing catapult assist takeoff and crashed into the Oresund due to the control locks not being removed. The entire crew perished . Remaining crew: Gefr Kurt Motzner, R/O; Uffz Alfred Ptuscheck, Mech. and Fw Karl Dos, Mech. The body of Co-pilot Uffz Oswald Kriwan was never recovered. The remaining four are buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1553 Röhrich, HansUffz5/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 163506 (lost 9/27/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 27 September, 1944; Aerial combat in his G-6, crashing at Lobith Holland (DeSwart), near Arnhem. Mombeek MIA List. The Dutch Report identifies the Wk# as 163506. Update: Röhrich (Rörich, according to the name on the grave) is buried in the cemetery at Emmerich Germany, Grave C-5-64. The AC crashed at Lobith Holland (Karl Lusink).
1554 Röhrich, Karl RudolphUffz5/16/1917Stab II/ZG-76 Bf 110C-4 Werk# & code Unk "M8 + C?" (lost 8/15/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 15 August, 1940, believed sd by a Spitfire of No. 609 Sq., piloted by F/O A.R. Edge. The ac crashed at West Wellow, near Romsey, Hampshire. His R/O, Uffz Theodor Neymeyer was also KIA. Both are buried at CC, Plot 2, Row 2, Röhrich in Gr 29; Neymeyer in Gr 28. Source: D. Drury.
Cannock Chase
1555 Röhring, Karl ArthurFwBayreuth14(Z)/LG-1 Bf 110D Werk # 3303 "L1 + BK" (lost 9/4/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 4 Sptember, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing at Waterloo Farm, West Horsley; bur Brookwood Mil Cem, Plot 15, Row A, Gr 1. His Gunner, Uffz Jackel, POW. Bf 110 Loss List
1556 Romain, KarlOblt46/ZG-2 (7/42 S.U.), 5/ZG-1Bf 110E-2 Werk # 4403 "2S + CP" (lost 7/4/42)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Shot down by flak in Wk# 4403 near Woronesh on 4 July, 1942; he and his unnamed R/O returned later (Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 W of Subotica on 13 April, 1944. A 2nd, a Soviet DB-3 on 19 April, 1944. Nos. 3 & 4, both Boston IIIs on 4 May, 1944.
1557 Römling, KarlFw24/JG-11 (6/43), I/JG-11 (11/43), Stab II/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-5 Werk # 110084 "Black <" (lost 3/15/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 March, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing 3 km north of Lembruch (Wiegels). One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 off Friesian Islands on 25 June, 1943. One known "unconfirmed" a P-38 at Rheine on 13 November, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 on 11 January, 1944.
1558 Rommel, KarlLtIV(StG)/LG-1Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5310 L1 + EW" (lost 7/30/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 30 July, 1941 when his AC was known to have crashed at Kirkenes Norway. Remaining crew: Ogefr Czopik, R/O-Gunner (MIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1559 Rommel, KarlUffz1/NAGr-5Bf 109G-8 Werk # Unk "White 3" (Frauenburg late '44)Observer Operational ClaspPictured exiting "White 3" online (Marc Haldimann)
1560 Roos, KarlUffz4/6/1920Tuttlingen6/KG-2Do 217K-1 Werk # 4584 "U5 + DP" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 16 May, 1943 after being shot down over the North Sea, east of Sunderland, by a Beaufighter of RAF No. 604 Sq., piloted by F/O B.R.Keele, 35 miles east of Sunderland. The AC caught fire, turned to port and plunged straight into the sea. Remaining crew: Ogefr Günther Kaeber, Observer (MIA), Uffz Bruno Mittlestädt, wireless operator (KIA) and Uffz Alfred Richter, gunner (MIA). Two of the crew were never found. The bodies of Roos and Mittlestädt were recovered, Roos being buried 2 July, 1943 in Acklam Road Cemetery, Thornaby-on-Tees. It is unknown where Mittlestädt was buried.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Obituary Card for Karl Roos and his brother Wolfgang. Courtesy Emilie Stewart
1561 Roos, KarlLt9/26/1919Worms26/JG-53 (8/40), 5/JG-53 (9/40), JFS Fürth (Instr '41), 3/JG-107 (11/43), Stfkpt 5/JG-103 (5/44), Stfkpt 7/JG-103 (7/44)Bf 109E-4 (lost 8/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down w/o injuries over the Channel west of the Isle of Wight on 26 August, 1940, bailing safely and rescued by ASR (Prien). His first victory, a Spitfire S of Insel Wight on 24 September, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Ashford on 30 November, 1940.
1562 Rorisch, Karl HeinzLt3/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 130830 "S2 + AL" (lost 10/14/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/16/44)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew 14 October, 1943 in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 101290 due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List & DK-g Awards List. Alternate spelling: Rorich (DK-G Awards List).
1563 Rösch, AntonUffz5/8/1910Neukelheim3/KGr.z.b.V.-60 (Plovdiv)Ju 52/3m Werk # 6215 "SE + AS" (lost 5/4/41)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 4 May, 1941 with his entire crew, when his ac developed engine trouble. He attempted an emergency landing on farm land, but the ac wrecked at Omice, west of Brno. In addition to the crew, there were three passengers KIC, and one, Fw Karl Otto Heiderich, who may have survived. Remaining crew (bur War Cem. Brno, Cz., Blk 79, Row 1): Gefr Leopold Herzog, Obs (Gr 10); Uffz Max Hof, R/O (Gr 11) and Uffz Wilhelm Erl, Flt Engr (Gr 12). Pilot Anton Rösch buried in Gr 13. Passengers (also buried at Brno, same loc): Gefr Georg Kreidler (Gr 9), Uffz Herbert Hardt (Gr 7) and Ofw Erich Vorberger (Gr 8). Source: D.Drury.
1564 Röscher, Karl HeinzUffz1/8/1921Lena4/NJG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4448 "G9 + DM" (lost 2/14/43), Do 217N-1 Werk # 1469 "G9 + JM" (lost 5/30/43)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 30 May, 1943 crashing near the St Trond airfield. Buried Lommel, 21/157. WIA 14 February, 1943; crash landed near Stevoort due to return fire from an RAF gunner. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
1565 Rosenktanz, KarlOfw3/JG-11Fw 190A-7 Werk # 642540 "Yellow 13" (lost 5/28/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 May, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing in the Magdeburg area. Source:L.Wiegels.
1566 Rösner, ErichFw7/27/1914Breslau2/NJG-3Bf 110G-4 Werk # 6283 "D5 + EP" (lost 12/21/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 21 December, 1943 when he crashed at Idstedt during a non-operational flight, reason unknown. Remaining crew (KIC): Gefr Karl Hoffmann, R/O and passenger Uffz Heinz Sommer.
1567 Rössiger, GerhardUffz2/LG-1Ju 88A-4 "L1 + AH" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 31 December, 1944; shot down by flak near Arlon, crew all bailed safely, becoming POWs. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Schmidt, Uffz Heinz Müller, Uffz Robert Püllen and Lt Rolf von Kampen. Source: A. Rosseels.
1568 Roth, Karl GerdMajKdr IV/KG-4 (6/43)He 111HBomber Operational Clasp
1569 Roth, Karl HeinzUffz2/JG-52 (Austria)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512630 "Black 6" (lost 1/23/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 January, 1945; brought down by flak at Oppeln, 75km SE of Breslau.
1570 Rothaler, KarlOgefr2/KG(J)/6 (2/45 CZ.) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 151051 (lost 2/18/45), Bf 109 Werk # 331472 (lost 2/19/45) Fighter Operational Clasp Reported killed 19 February, 1945 at Pizen in Wk# 331472. Aircraft 151051 reported lost 18 February, 1945 at Prag, while on a training mission making the transition from bombers to fighters. The ac crashed between Melichar and Umrath factories and the Sokolske playground, no further detail (KG(J)/6 Loss List)
1571 Rotte, Karl HeinzUffz16/JG-2 (6/41)Bf 109F, Kl 35B-1 Werk # 1616(lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 13 July, 1941 at Belleville near Dieppe, cause unknown. One known victory, a Blenheim at Pas de Calais on 23 June, 1941.
1572 Roy, Karl HeinzLtII/JG-3 (Reich Deg)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 26067 (10% dam 10/20/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 20 October, 1943, crashing at Venlo after being hit by return fire.
1573 Rüben, KarlOfw4(Jabo)/JG-54Fw 190A-4 Werk# (14)5741 "Red ?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 15 November, 1943 over Map Quadrant 97584.
1574 Rubmann, LotharOfwLuftzeuggruppe 6Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1744 (lost 11/24/42)Bomber Operational ClaspThis ac reported lost 24 November, 1942 at Garbenteich due to tecnical difficulties. No injuries reported to the crew. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Werner Reinsberger and Gnr Ogefr Karl Schumacher.
1575 Ruck, KarlOblt11(F)/4, 1(F)/123Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10189 "White 1" (lost 12/17/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 17 December, 1942 during aerial combat with a Typhoon of RNZAF No. 486 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt Francis Murphy. One known victory, a Spitfire on 19 May, 1942.
1576 Rück, KarlFwStab/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 10866 (lost 2/6/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKilled 6 February, 1943 when he flew into the water 10km south of Spitze von Calabrien (Bf 109 Loss List).
1577 Rudek, ErichGefr4/KG-55He 111P-2 Werk # 2643 "G1 + CM" (lost 9/30/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 30 September, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of Nos. 238 & 504 Sqs. during an operation to Yeovil, Somerset. The ac crashed into the sea off Portland, Dorset. Remaining crew: Ofw Helmut Guttler (or Güttler), Obs (MIA); Gefr Karl Bauer, R/O (MIA); Gefr Fritz Strauss, Flt Engr (MIA) and Ogefr Willi Schocke, Gnr (KIA). The body of Gefr Schocke washed ashore on 14 October, 1940, and was buried at Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cem., Plot 189, Gr 24 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Rudeck.
1578 Rüdiger, KarlUffz5/31/1917Stab IV/ZG-76 (Breitenbram) Bf 110E-2 Werk # 3774 "M8 + WE" (lost 3/23/41) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 23 March, 1941; shot down by AA fire by Shetland, crashed just off shore at Sullom Voe, Shetlands; bur CC, Blk 3, Gr 521. Remaining crew: Gefr Georg Reichel (geb Niederoderwitz), R/O (KIA; bur CC, Blk 3, Gr 515). Source: SIG Norway.
Cannock Chase
1579 Rueck, KarlOfw5/4/1913OnolzheimStfkpt 4(F)/123 ("Rueck Staffel")Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10189 "White 1" (lost 12/17/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Misc Foreign Pilot Badges
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 17 December, 1942; shot down over the English Channel, 3 miles off St Catherines Point, by two Hawker Typhoons of RNAF of No. 486 Sq. during a reconnaissance mission. Both he and Lt Karl Raucheisen were downed at the same time, both still carried as MIAs. In a photo he appears to be wearing a foreign "sunburst" on the left side, and on the right side, what looks like the Croat wing and perhaps the Spanish Cross.
1580 Ruhl, FritzOfw8/22/1916Berbisdorf 3(F)/121 (12/41 Nikolayev, Ukraine) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0533 "7A + BL" (lost 12/30/41)Observer Operational Clasp KIA with his entire crew, 30 December, 1941, when his ac crashed into the Sea of Azov off Nogaisk, cause unknown. Th mission seemed to be reconnaissance covering the Crimea from Kerch to Savastopol. Remaining crew: Oblt Karl Müller, Obs; Fw Wolfgang Hoffmann, R/O and Uffz Heinz Lindemann, Gnr. All buried in Kirowograd-Sammelfriedhof, Ukraine: Ofw Ruhl 15/5/786, Oblt Müller 15/5/787, Fw Hoffmann 15/5/783 and Uffz Lindemann 15/5/785 (D.Drury).
1581 Rühl, Karl HeinrichUffz51/JG-53Bf 109E-4, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6707 "Black < - 3 -" (lost 6/4/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4 June, 1941 after aerial combat with a Spitfire near Dover (Prien). His first victory, a Hurricane over England on 12 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane W of Portland on 13 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire S of London on 15 September, 1940. Magnus.
1582 Ruhland, EgonLt8/21/1921Munich5/KG-6 (Aegean 10/43; Channel 2/44)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144344 "3E + CN" (lost 10/14/43), Ju 88A-4 Werk # unk (60% dam 2/4/44), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 043868 "3E + DC" (lost 2/13/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 13 February, 1944 when he was shot down during a raid on London by a Mosquito Night Fighter of RAF No. 96 Sq., piloted by W/C E.D. Crew. The AC crashed and burnt out at Burgess Farm, near Whitestable, Kent. Only one crew survived by bailing, R/O Uffz Eberhard Fichtner who was seriously injured. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr Karl Keim, Observer and Uffz Walter Ortleib, Gunner. His Wk# 144344 reported lost 14 October, 1943 on the island of Leros, crew returned (Ju 88 Loss List). His damaged Ju 88 crashed at Gilze Rijen 4 February, 1944, cause & crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry).
1583 Rühr, KarlUffz11/JG-27Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 in the Wolfsberg area on 2 April, 1944.
1584 Rummel, KarlUffz2/5/1924Rhodt6/JG-53 (France)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 165728 "Yellow 15 + -" (lost 8/22/44)Fighter Operational Clasp in BronzeKIA 22 August, 1944 when he was shot down by a P-38 near Versigny France on his first combat mission.
1585 Rummler, Hermann Ofw1(F)/124 (Kemi 10/41; Kirkenes 4/42)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0747 "G2 + FH" (interned Sweden 10/13/41), Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1501 "G2 + SH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 26 April, 1942: failed to return from a mission at Kirkenes, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Fw Fritz Grillmeier, Observer; Fw Karl Altgassem, R/O and Uffz Johannes von der Oelsnitz, Mech. Source: SIG Norway. Rummler was forced to make an emergency landing in his A-5 at Rockneby Sweden on 13 October, 1941 when his right engine failed. He was on a flight from Kirkenäs to Kemi Finland. Remaining crew: Oblt Meesmann, Observer and Gefr Karl Altgassen, R/O. The A-5 was returned to Germany on 8 November, 1941 (Source: B.Widfeldt). Added: The cause of the 4/42 incident was Russian ground fire from Batteri 541. He is believed to have crashed in the Barents Sea (Observer Loss List).
1586 Rumpf, Friedrich KarlOblt11/JG-54 (5/40), Stfkpt 1/JG-54 (replacing Seiler 1940), Stfkpt 2/JG-54 (6/41)Bf 109E "White 11" (40), Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A over Toul, 11 May, 1940.
1587 Runde, Friedrich KarlOblt4(F)/14 (Cherbourg)Bf 110C-5 Werk # 2177 "5F + CM" (lost 7/21/40)Observer Operational ClaspHe and crewman, Fw Willi Baden, were taken prisoner after being shot down by Hurricanes of No. 238 Sq., crashing at Goodwood Home Farm, Chichester, Sussex, 21 July, 1940. Bf 110 Loss List. Added: The Bf 110 sustained very little damage, and flew in the RAF 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight as AX772 (D.Drury). Added: While on this recon mission, Runde encountered a Hawker Hart piloted by Leading Airman John A. Seed (KIA), which was shot down, and believed sd by Runde, although no claim exists (D.Drury).
1588 Rung, KarlLt32/JG-52 (Battle of Britain 7/41), 2/JG-52 (10/41 S.U.)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5514 "KD + YR" (lost 7/2/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Wk# 5514 was reported lost at sea, 90 km west of Texel, cause unknown. Rung bailed safely and was rescued. Channel pilot. Barbarossa pilot. His first known Channel victory, a Blenheim 200 km NNW of Texel on 28 May, 1941. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 on 2 September, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 5 September, 1942. His victories may be as high as 4 per another source.
1589 Runte, GerhardOfhrStab/NJG-1Bf 110 (?)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA the night of 5-6 January, 1945 when he was shot down during aerial combat a few kilometers NW of Bernau. Remaining crew(KIA): Uffz Karl Heinz Cwick and Uffz Horst Uhlmann. Jager Blatt 4/2002.
1590 Runte, HansFw3/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310052 "K6 + BL" (lost 5/14/42) The Wk# may be 311052, consistent with other BVs. Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp KIA 14 May, 1942; crashed into a mountain at Söröya during bad weather on an operational flight. Remaining crew (all KIA): Oblt Ernst Dinsing, Observer; Uffz Karl Mehrhoff, R/O; Ogefr Wilhelm Hänseler, Gunner and Ogefr Karl Heinz Warnke, Mech. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Bunte.
1591 Rüping, Karl EmilOblt151/JG-3 (S.U. 11/42), 7/JG-3 (4/44)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13041 "Black 2" (lost 11/13/42), Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Werk # 13041 was reported lost at Uta S.U. on 13 November, 1942 while on a Ferry Flight, cause unknown, pilot returned. One known victory, his 14th, a P-38 on 23 February, 1944, no location. His 15th, a B-24 (HSS) on 11 April, 1944, no location.
1592 Ruppmann, KarlFlgr5/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-4 Trop Werk # 16038 (lost 4/3/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 3 April, 1943 after aerial combat SW of Medjez-el-Bab (Bf 109 Loss List).
1593 Rupprecht, Karl HeinzUffz13/KG-3 (11/43 S.U.)Bf 110 or Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bomber escort. His first known victory, a Soviet MiG-3 N of Stavischtsche on 16 November, 1943.
1594 Rusack, Karl HeinzOfw15/JG-300Fw 190A-7 (lost 7/7/44 at Leipzig), Fw 190A-8 "Red 10" (1/45), Fw 190A-8 "Red 10" (lost 4/27/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 27 April, 1945 after being shot down in "Red 10" in the vicinity of Deggendorf/Plattling. One known victory, a B-24 at Calbe/Saale on 7 July, 1944. His 7 July injuries, if any, unknown. Magnus, 7 victories.
1595 Russ, KarlUffz11/JG-26Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210109 "White 6" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 January, 1945 during aerial combat in "White 6" with a Spitfire of RAF No. 331 or 332 Sq. at Ibbenbüren, near Rheine. He crashed into the Spitfire which was claimed on his behalf. They both went down in flames. His one victory, a Spitfire of RAF No. 331 or 332 Sq. at Rheine on 14 January, 1945.
1596 Rüther, KarlUffz111/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk# 461477 "Yellow 3" (dam 9/29/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 29 September, 1944; Combat mission, Gemeinde Keeken near Kleve. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, a Typhoon at Deventer on 26 September, 1944. The JG-4 List suggests he was wounded on 29 September, 1944 at Arnhem. ??
1597 Rüttger, KarlOblt83/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13333 "Yellow 1" (lost 7/1/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/13/42 in absentia)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 1 July, 1942; shot down during aerial combat. Crash landed at Kruty, 110 km NE of Kiev. He survived Russian captivity! One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Themsemündung on 26 August, 1940, a Fw at the time. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Ashford on 27 September, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire over England on 11 October, 1940. His 4th, a Blenheim at Oosterkapelle on 15 February, 1941. His first Soviet victory, an Il-2 on 24 May, 1942. Two Pe-2s on 27 May, 1942; 5 km NE of Izyum, the other 7 km MW of Petrovskaya. A Soviet Hurricane on 29 June, 1942. Alternate spelling: Rüttker(OKL, his last four recorded victories). Magnus & other sources, 38 victories!
1598 Sablatnig, KarlGefr13/JG-54 Fw 190A-8 Werk# 380362 (or 380363) "White ?" Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Wounded 9 November, 1944 over Gorlitz. His AC sustained 60% damage.
1599 Sahrgage, Karl HeinzFw1/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 6/20/44 at Sdl. Merseburg)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 June, 1944 during aerial combat in the Merseburg area (JG-300 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Sahrhage.
1600 Sailer, KarlUffz1/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144356 "3E + CH" (lost 1/17/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 17/18 January, 1943 during an attack by Betherseden, Kent, England. Shot down by a Beaufighter of RAF No. 29 Sq, crashing at the King St. Railway Crossing, Breznett, Kent. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr P. Funk, Uffz J. Fleischmann and Uffz J. Binder. Jager Blatt article 4/2000.

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