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1601 Sander, KarlOfw11/11/19091/KG-100He 111H-1 Werk # 5247 "6N + MH" (lost 9/22/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his crew at Vannes on 22 September, 1940, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIC, bur Mont de Huisnes, Vault 2): Gefr Kurt Babel (geb 11/18/1916, bur Gr 49) and Fw Helmut Eilers (geb 12/22/1913, bur Gr 50). Pilot Ofw Sander buried Gr 51 (absa3945).
1602 Sansfos, KarlFw8/JG-6Fw 190D-9 Werk # 211931 "Blue 9" (lost 3/18/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 18 March, 1945 during aerial combat east of Stephansdorf. Alternate spelling: Sandtvos (JG-6 List).
1603 Sarhage, Karl HeinzFw11/JG-300Bf 109G, Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 June, 1944 during aerial combat with American fighters 10 km south of Merseburg. Source: T. Boiten.
1604 Sattig, KarlHptm3/22/1915Magdeburg564/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), Stfkpt 6/JG-54 (7/42)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10383 "Yellow 12 + -" (lost 8/10/42) RK(9/19/42 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/15/42)
EP(6/1/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA/POW 10 August, 1942 in Werk# 10383 after aerial combat with a Russian Pe-2 NE of Rzhev, S.U.. He was reported to have died in captivity. Two Night victories. His 1st known Soviet victory, a SB-2 NW of Kossowo on 22 June, 1941. An R-5 10 km SSE of Ljuban on 12 February, 1942. An I-26 5 km SE of Pachina on 1 April, 1942. A double victory, two Il-2s at Sartschnizy on 5 July, 1942. A MiG-3 at Pola on 17 July, 1942. A MiG-3 5 km N of Bahf. Pola on 18 July, 1942. Two Il-2s on 19 July, 1942; one at Demidowo, the other at Bjakowa. Two Yak-1s on 20 July, 1942; oneat Püganowo, the other at Lynchowa. A triple on 6 August, 1942; two Il-2s, one N of Brykowka, the other E of Nossowjye, and a Yak-1 SE of Subzoff. Two Pe-2s on 10 August, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 53 victories.
1605 Sattler, Hans KarlOblt3/13/1917Herbstein OberhessenIII/StG-77, Stfkpt 8/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 0249 (lost 1/13/43) RK(2/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 13 January, 1943 when the engine of his Ju 87 caught fire, the AC crashing 10 km northeast of Krimskaya Russia. His R/O, Ofw Karl Schliep also killed. 500+ missions. Channel pilot.
1606 Sattler, KarlUffz8/SG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 110822 "T6 + JR" (lost 12/18/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 18 December, 1943 when they collided with Ju 87 Wk# 130876, piloted by Lt Friedrich Ritter (KIC & unnamed R/O injured), crashing in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 2964. Ju 87 Loss List
1607 Sauer, KarlOblt10(Jabo)/JG-2 (3/40), 2/JG-52 (10/40)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 4132 (lost 10/12/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 12 October, 1940 after being shot down, crashing at Chantry Farm, Hollingbourne, Kent.
1608 Sauer, KarlOblt1(F)/124 (Aufklar Kette-Lappland)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430445 "G2 + FK" (lost 6/22/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 22 June, 1943; operational "accident" southwest of Tikksjärvi Finland. Remaining crew (all KIA): Oblt Reinhard Tiedemann, Observer; Ofw Friedrich Grüner, R/O and Uffz Hubertus Wüst, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1609 Saumsiegel, WalterFwI/KG-1He 111H-2 Werk # 5541 "V4 + HW" (lost 10/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 27 October, 1940; his ac may have sustained AA fire damage while attacking RAF Horsham St Faith, Norfolk. With one engine onfire, he ditched at sea, and the crew took to their dinghy, coming ashore at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, where they were captured. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Richard Heinold, Obs; Gefr Karl Rosenberg, R/O; Uffz Mathias Berens (or Behres), Flt Engr and Gefr Rudi Hartleib, Gnr (D.Drury).
1610 Schaake, KarlMajKdr I Ost/Fl.Ü.G.-1 (12/44)Fw 190G-3Fighter Operational ClaspTransfer New AC to the Front Lines from a plant near Köln.
1611 Schacht, EberhardUffz4/22/1924Naugard8/NJG-4 (Paderborn)Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621285 "3C + FS" (lost 2/14/45) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew during aerial combat 14 February, 1945 at Oberbauerschaft, near Lübbecke, buried Paderborn 3/227. Source: A. Rosseels & Ju 88 Loss List. Remaining crew (KIA, all buried Paderborn): Obs Uffz Friedrich Weibel (2/27/1923); R/O Uffz Karl Herold (4/27/1921) and Gnr Uffz Harald Garwoldt (5/14/1923) Crew Source: Lost Aircraft Report.
1612 Schachtbeck, GerhardLt9/4/19102/KG-26 (4/40 Aalborg West)He 111H Werk # Unk (80% dam 4/10/40), He111H-3 Werk # 6902 "1H + AK" (lost 9/6/40)Bomber Operational ClaspHis ac crashed into the North Sea on 6 September, 1940, cause and crew disposition unknown, Netherland Loss Registry. Added: Only one of the crew washed ashore, on the Dutch side, Lt Schachybeck, buried Ysselsteyn, CW/10/246. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Karl Heinz Fass, Obs; Fw Werner Jessen, R/O; Uffz Otto Ihme, Flf Engr and Gefr Josef Haslacher, Gnr. (D.Drury). Added: His He 111H was damaged "on airfield Marx" by a Hurricane of No.605, no pilot disposition reported (KG-26 Loss List).
1613 Schade, KarlLt2/KG-26 (Salon de Province Fr.)He 111H-11 Werk # 110378 "1H + MK" (lost 8/13/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 August, 1943 after his ac was brought down by convoy AA fire, crashing at sea near Alboran Island. Remaining crew: Ogefr Walter Domogalla, Obs (KIA, washed ashore, buried Albunol, Granada, Spain w/memorial at Cuacos de Yuste); Ogefr Werner Sattelberg, R/O (MIA) and Ogefr Arnold Quante, Gnr (MIA) (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Shade.
1614 Schäfer, KarlFhjOfw4Eins. 4(F)/123, JG-2(?)Ju 88, Bf 110, Fw 189A, Bf 109G
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
His first three victories on the same day in the Bremen area, two P-47s and a B-26 on 20 December, 1943. A 4th, a B-26 on 24 December, 1943.
1615 Schäfer, KarlOfw11/17/1914Frankfurt MainIV/KG-55 (1/42), 9/KG-55 (4/42), 14(Eins)/KG-55 (4/4)He 111H-16 Werk # 160906 "G1 + BY" (dam 6/15/43) RK(4/16/45 recommended)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/23/43)
EP(12/14/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/400 Hanger
A Gunner & Flight Engineer with 420 combat missions. Although recommended for the RK was submitted to Görings adjudant, no proof exists that the award was presented to Schäfer. 309 missions flown with Ofw Meyer, an RK Holder and Fw Brix. Deceased 17 September, 1983 Bad Homburg (P. Bastin).
1616 Schäffer, HeinrichUffz7/StG-2 (S.U.) Ju 87B-1 Werk 0461 "T6 + FR" (lost 4/7/42) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 7 April, 1942 at Brussinowo (Gruzinovo?) due to flak, no mention of R/O (Ju 87 Loss List). Added: The location, per a Russian source, suggests Gruzinovo, Rostov Oblast, Russia. It also suggests the pilot name as Heinrich von Scharfer. The R/O, Uffz Karl Heinz Wilke, MIA, no VDK burial match (D.Drury).
1617 Schäffer, Karl HeinzOblt57, 9 & 6/NJG-4Bf 110, Ju 88EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7/8 May, 1944, crashing after aerial combat (Boiten). One known victory, a Stirling shot down 10 km SE of Avalon on the night of 5/6 February, 1944. A 2nd, a Lancaster III of RAF No.61 Sq. at La Chapelle-Thele on 24 April, 1944. A 3rd, a B-24 15 km N of Rosanna, N of Vincenza, on 6 May, 1944. A 4th, a Lancaster by St Remy du Plain (Sarthe) the night of 6-7 May, 1944. A 5th, a Stirling off Ushant on 8 May, 1944. Studied medicine after the war and practiced in Düsseldorf-Benrath. Jager Blatt 2/2001.
1618 Schaffhauser, KarlFw17/JG-27 (Greece), 12/JG-27 (3/45 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160074 "White 8 + I" (10/5/43), Bf 109K-4 Werk # 331489 (70% dam 2/6/45), Bf 109K-4 Werk # 331458 "Blue 13 + I" (lost 3/2/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 March, 1945 during aerial combat near Saerbeck, and buried in Saerbeck with comrade, Erich Schulz. His Wk# 331489 was damaged in a crash at Hesepe on 6 February, 1945 due to engine trouble. His "White 8 was reported lost at Atalante/Theben area on 5 October, 1943. He was captured by partisans, but escaped later.One known victory, a B-26 on 6 March, 1944 SE of Insel Lower Andros Greece.
1619 Schäffner, GerhardUffz9/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # Unk (lost 8/24/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 August, 1940 after his ac was sd by Hurricanes of No.111 Sq., and a Defiant of No. 264 Sq.. The ac crashed at Abberton Reservoir, Layer de la Haye, Essex, killing the remaining crew. Remaining crew: Maj Karl Ritscherle, Grp Kdr III/KG-53, Obs (bur CC/9/5/27); Ogefr Erwin Gleissner, R/O (bur CC/5/7/164); Uffz Alfred Kramer, Flt Engr (bur CC/5/7/163) and Fw Erich Salomo, Gnr (bur CC/9/5/27 in a sgl grave w/ Maj Ritscherle) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1620 Schaffranek, AdalbertOblt14/TG-4 (7/44), Sonderkommando Condor (12/44)Fw 200 "G6 + FY" (12/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKnown to have served with RK Holder Hptm Karl Heinz Stahnke. Source: Kaiser RK book.
1621 Schairer, Karl HeinzFhjFw2/24/1920Stuttgart7/KG-40Fw 200C (lost 2/12/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 12 February, 1944 after being attacked by Mosquitos, while on a mission, crashing at Map Quadrant 24 West/7518. Remaining crew (MIA): FhjFw Horst Groschek, geb 12/5/1921, K.Obs; Uffz Werner Desor, geb 10/16/1921, K.Obs; Uffz Johann Henning Jansen, geb 4/26/1919, R/O 1; Flg Hans Zdolsek, geb 5/12/1920, R/O 2; Uffz Franz Österreich, geb 9/20/1922, Wart; Uffz Horst Linde, geb 7/18/1920, Gunner and Ogefr Gerhard Röthig, geb 12/21/1919, Gunner. In addition, their were two additional ROs who survived with injuries. Source: B.Bines.
1622 Schalk, EduardFwErpr.St/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1088 (lost 9/29/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 29 September, 1942; landing accident at the Kemi airfield after returning from a mission, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Oblt Karl Heinz Prang, Observer (KIA); Ogefr Gerhard Tuschinski, R/O (WIA) and Ogefr Walter Müller, Gunner (KIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1623 Schanze, WernerLt5/2/1919Dresden8/KG-76Ju 88A-4 Werk # 888534 "F1 + ES" (lost 9/14/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew, 14 September, 1941 when he collided with another Ju 88, same Staffel, piloted by Fw Karl Wolter. The ac crashed at Legnitten b. Heiligenbeil, East Prussia. Remaining crew: Uffz Hans Pirzer, Bomb Aimer; Uffz Alfred Rother, R/O; Fw Erich Palm, Mech and Ofw Friedrich Eickelmann, Gnr. Neither crew could be recovered for VDK burial, and are commemorated in the memorial book at the EV. Friedhof, Mamonovo, Russia (D.Drury).
1624 Schaper, Karl HeinzFw16/JG-2Bf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 July, 1944 (Magnus). One known victory, a B-17 at Morlaix-Lannion on 31 December, 1943. Magnus, final victory count may be 5 or more.
1625 Scharschuch, KurtFw10/4/1917TG-20Ju 52 (lost)Transport Operational ClaspLost on a supply flight from Rechlin to Gatow on 26-27 April, 1945, cause and crew disposition unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Richard Wagner, born 5/8/22; Uffz Karl Villgratner, born 5/9/21 and Ogefr Ludwig Heuser, born 10/10/23. Jager Blatt 5/2001.
1626 Schäuble, KarlFw309/JG-3 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14589 (lost 2/2/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/28/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 February, 1943 by flak at Losowaja. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 N of Plodovitzye on 5 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 NW of Dubovka on 29 August. An Il-2 W of Sarepta on 31 August. A LaGG-3 near Stephanovka on 3 September. A Pe-2 500 m S of Zasizinicki on 5 September. An Il-2 3 km E of Stalingrad on 7 September. An La-5 1 km W of Sakutry and a LaGG-3 near Satov on 8 September. An Il-2 2 km N of Kotluban on 10 September. An Il-2 W of Stalingrad on 14 September. An I-16 rata 3 km E of Stalingrad on 15 September. An Il-2 N of Stalingrad on 16 September. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 3 km S of Kotluban on 18 September. An Il-2 6 km SE of Utta and an R-5 over the "Platz Dair-na on 23 September, . Three Il-2s 2 km S of Chelyushin on 24 September. A MiG-1 at Stalingrad on 27 September. A MiG-1 2 km S of Stalingrad on 30 September. A MiG-1 6 km NE of Kotluban on 9 October. An Il-2 by Staremki and a LaGG-3 3 km E of Stalingrad on 16 October. A Yak-1 3 km E of Warlomov on 14 November. Two Il-2s on 24 February, 1943.
1627 Schauenberg, KarlFw64/JG-300 (8/44), 7/JG-300 (9/44)Fw 190A-8 (lost 12/31/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 December, 1944 northwest Germany. One known victory, a B-17 (e.V.) over Austria on 22 August, 1944. A 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) at Brünn on 29 August, 1944. A 3rd, a B-24 (HSS) 50 km SE of Kassel on 27 September, 1944. A 4th, a B-17 at Hildesheim on 28 September, 1944. A 5th, a B-17 at Rathenow on 6 October, 1944. A 6th, a B-24 at Prossnitz (Olomouc) on 17 December, 1944.Wellhausen (L) Schauenberg (R)
1628 Schauffhauser, KarlFw212/JG-27 (2/45)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 2nd victory, a P-38 E of Köln on 25 February, 1945.
1629 Scheiring, KarlOfhr2/ZG-26Me 410A-1 Werk # 420089 (lost 6/29/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 29 June, 1944 during aerial combat over Zabitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. His R/O, Gefr Heinz Kernchen, was also killed. No VDK burial match for either crewman (D.Drury).
1630 Scheiter, KarlUffzIII/ZG-1 (Africa)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6339 (80% dam 10/2/42)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash landing at Bir el Abud on 2 October, 1942 due to engine trouble.
1631 Schell, Karl HeinzFhr11/11/1924 1(Erg)/JGr.-Ost (7/44), 2/JG-2 (9/44) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 710062 "White 19" (lost 7/7/44), Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470605 (lost 9/12/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 12 September, 1944 during aerial combat with an overwhelming number of P-51s at Watzhahn, buried in Usingen. Added: Earlier, on 7 July, 1944, he was slightly injured belly landing near Liskovec after aerial combat over Ratibori (F.Braun).
1632 Schenderlein, HelmutFhr6/28/1908IrchwitzStab I/KG-200 B-17G-25-DL USAAF Ser # 42-38017 "A3 + BB" (lost 3/3/45) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 3 March, 1945 when his ac was sd by a Beaufighter of USAAF 415th Night Fighter Sq., piloted by 1/Lt Henry J.Giblin & 2/Lt Walter Cleary. The ac crashed at Luvigny, Vosges, France. Remaining crew: Uffz Werner Hoff, Co-Pilot (POW); Oblt Paul Gerhard Beudel, Obs (KIA); Fw Willi Helmdach, R/O 1 (POW); Gefr Karl Heinz Mehl, R/O 2 (KIA); Ofw Karl Buch, Flt Engr 1 (KIA); Uffz Alfred Weber, Flt Engr 2 (KIA); Fw Herbert Adams, Gnr 1 (POW); Uffz Kurt Böttcher, Gnr 2 (POW); Uffz Wilhelm Lott, Gnr 3 (POW) and Fw Walter Rätzer, Gnr 4 (POW). The four of the deceased are buried in the Ger War Cem. at Andilly, France, Blk 36, Row 9 as follows: Fhr Schenderlein, Gr 425; Gefr Mehl, Gr 428; Ofw Buch, Gr 426 and Uffz Weber, Gr 427. Oblt Beudel is buried in the Ger War Cem. at Niederbronn-les-Bains, Fr., Blk 46, Row 6, Gr 245 (D.Drury). NOTE: Uffz Werner Hoff, Co-Pilot, may be the same person as Gefr Werner Hoff who rec'd his Pilot Badge on 26 May, 1944, but lacking any information. About this B-17: believed to be of the 349BS, 100BG, piloted by 1/Lt John G. Grossage. On 3 March, 1944, thinking he was making it to Sweden with wounded onboard and one engine damaged, he mistakenly landed in Denmark, where all 10 were taken prisoner (MACR 3025).
1633 Schenker, KarlUffz2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310027 "K6 + FK" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 13 September, 1941 after making an emergency landing at Map Quadrant 06 East/9419, on a non-operational flight. No further detail. Remaining crew: Lt Günter Schast, Observer (MIA); Gefr Georg Heller, R/O (MIA); Uffz Otto Hilger, Mech (MIA) and Ogefr Franz Hell, Mech (KIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1634 Scherbaum, KarlOfwIII/KG-30, "Führerkurierstaffel"Ju 52Transport Operational ClaspShot down (and may have been KIA) 4 May, 1945 over Mühlviertl (Austria?) by a P-47. The other crew: Ofw Rudolf Schuster, most likely the pilot, Uffz Fritz Wölfel, and Uffz Hermann Handt. Jager Blatt article.
1635 Scherfling, Karl HeinzLt9/6/1918Gelsenkirchen Ruhrgebiet337/NJG-1 (40), 4/NJG-2 (42), 10/NJG-1 (end 42), 12/NJG-1 (43)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 4856 (lost 7/31/43 at Alkmaardermeer), Bf 110G-4 Werk# 730218 "G9 + EZ (lost 7/21/44)
RK (4/8/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (9/6/43)
EP (8/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
EK2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA the night of 20/21 July, 1944; sd by a British Night fighter Mosquito NT113 north of Mol. Remaining crew: Fw Scholz, R/O (WIA) and Fw Winkler, Gnr (KIA). Source: Obermaier RK Publication. His first known victory, a Wellington near Groningen the night of 31Mar/1 Apr, 1941. His 5th, a Wellington, 26 July, 1942, no location. His 10th, a Stirling, 24 May, 1943, N of Texel. His 20th, a Lancaster, 14 July, 1943 4km SE of Utrecht. His 25th, another Lancaster, 24 December, 1943, NE of Berlin. His 30th, a Lancaster 31 March, 1944, NE of Venlo. His 32nd, a "4 Mot", "LV905" of RAF No.78 Sq (per Gr Nephew Paul Kadwill), 15km N of Breda on 25 May, 1944 (Luftwaffe.CZ).
1636 Scherl, KarlUffzErg/JGr-Süd (France)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5706 (70% dam 6/2/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 2 June, 1942; crashing due to a servicing fault, no location reported. Source: Bf 109 Loss List
1637 Scherret, EgonOblt1/17/1920Danzig7/KG-40 (Bordeaux - Merignac Fr)Fw 200C-6 Werk # 0237 "F8 + MR" (lost 12/13/1943)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 December, 1943; failed to return from a Radar Clearance flight, escorting west-going vessels over the Atlantic. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Hans Meidel, geb 12/16/1920, Co-pilot; Uffz Karl Schwarzkopf, geb 6/4/1921, Obs; Fw Hans Rassek, geb 9/7/1920, R/O 1; Uffz Ulrich Finkler, geb 8/30, 1922; Ofw Willi Voll, geb 5/29/1916, Mech.; Fw Alfred Thiemt, geb 1/26/1920, Gunner 1 and Uffz bruno Arndt, geb 10/2/1922, Gunner 2. Source: B.Bines. The crew were taken POWs in Ireland after their AC force landed near Ballydrennan Village, NW of Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, cause two failed engines and low fuel. (Jager Blatt & D.Drury). Added: He was known to have participated in an attack on convoy Faith, which ultimately resulted in the sinking of SS Duchess of York & SS California by the RN, 11 July, 1943 (D.Drury).
1638 Scheuplein, AlfonsMaj6/13/1907Lohr/Neckar8/LG-1 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # unk "L1 + BS" (lost 8/13/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 13 August, 1940; shot down by fighters of No. 257 Sq. during a mission over Andover, crashing at Sidlesham (Ju 88 Loss List). Scheuplein and his remaining three-man crew all buried at Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard in Plot E, Row 3. Scheuplein in Gr 62. Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt z See Karl Wilhelm Brinkbäumer, Obs in Gr 61; Gefr Otto Röger, R/O in Gr 58 and Gefr Josef Dietl, Gnr in Gr 59 (D.Drury).
1639 Schick, KarlLt10/30/1921Rottweil1 6/JG-300 (8/43), 5/JG-300 (3/44) Fw 190A-7 "Green 5" (lost 3/25/44 near Lalhorst/Krefeld), Fw 190A-8 (lost 4/27/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 27 April, 1945 after being hit by ground fire and crashing in the vicinity of Gross Kitzighofen (LOCS). WIA 24/25 March, 1944 after ramming a Lancaster near Kamp-Lintfort (Boiten).
1640 Schieffer, KarlFw25/JG-26 Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6500 (lost 4/8/41), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2117 "Black 7" (lost 6/2/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 June, 1942 in aerial combat W of Berck-sur-Mer with a Spitfire. Shot down w/o injury by Blenheim return fire on 8 April, 1941. He survived the crash landing at "Kersaint-Plabennec", Lt Reeh was not as fortunate. His two victories; a Hurricane of RAF No. 229 Sq. at Tonbridge on 30 September, 1940 and a Spitfire of RAF No. 64 Sq. at Chatham on 5 December, 1940. Alternate spelling: Schiffer & Scheiffer.
1641 Schiel, KarlOfw12/NJG-2Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620140 "4R + GW" (lost 1/27/45) Night Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 27 January, 1945 with unnamed crew, in the Posen area, cause unknown. Source: A. Rosseels.
1642 Schild, OttoFw10/13/1919Luftdienstkdo-Holland (2/44), 6/Fl.G.-2 (5/44 Bourges/Cher), 13/Geschwader Bongart (7/44 Lissay-Lochy)Bf 109G "VG", Ital. Reggiane 2002KVK 2 w/Swords, Ground Attack Operational Clasp in BronzeKilled 30 July, 1944 after he and three other pilots, Ofw Weitzberg, Ofw Adolf Kraus and Ofw Karl Fritz, were returning from an evening walk in a forest, 7-8km from their airfield, when they were attacked by French Partisans. His three comrades were rescued by German troops who interveened. Schild flew 22 missions in the Re. 2002. He was buried in the Heldenfriedhof War Cemetery at Bourges, France (G.Skaggs).
1643 Schiller, Karl HeinzGefr6/JG-77Me 205Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 16 October, 1943; Ferry flight Foligno-Isola, south of Antonio. Mombeek MIA List.
1644 Schilli, HelmutLt9/18/192214/KG-40 (Atlantic) Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750015 "F8 + GY" (lost 10/7/43) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 7 October, 1943; cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The location was Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 24 West/1622. The cause is given as shot down by Beaufighters of No.143 Sq. (Coastal Command). Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Karl Wenz, Obs and Uffz Bernhard Kothmann, R/O. No mention of a Flt Engr/Mech/Gnr (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Schülli.
1645 Schilz, Karl HeinrichGenMaj5/6/1906WilhelmshavenStfkpt Kü.Fl.Gr-706 (10/37), Kdr KGr-126 (6/40), var Staff pos to 5/6/45He 60 on 706, He 111 in KGr-126 RK(6/9/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Transferred to Luftwaffe from Kriegsmarine in 1935. Injured in a plane crash 2 July, 1940, and served in Staff positions thereafter. Source: D.Stankey & L.DeZeng.
1646 Schipp, KarlLt3/(F)/22 (Sola)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0535 "4N + AL" (lost 12/25/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW with unnamed crew, crash landing at Sandwick, Orkney Isles 25 December, 1940; sd by Lt Rodney Carver & Sub Lt Thomas Parke of FAA No. 804 Sq. (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: the Ju 88 was sd by Gruman Martlets. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Heinrich Schreiber, Obs; Uffz Johann (or Johannes) Spörtl, R/O and Ogefr Karl Rotter (WIA), Gnr (D.Drury).
1647 Schirmacher, Karl HeinzOfhr14/JG-300Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462707 (or 462787) "Winkel 2" (lost 11/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21 November, 1944 due to "enemy action" near Wülferode/Hannover. Source: JG-300 Loss List. Alternate spelling: Schirrmacher (JG-300 Loss List)
1648 Schirr, KarlUffzEins.Gr/EJG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 732268 (lost 2/2/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 2 February, 1945; shot down east of Züllichau by flak. He and Uffz Wolfgang Weber both perished this date, same time, same location.
1649 Schiweck, KarlLtII/KG-2Do 217E-4 & K-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1650 Schlaeger, Karl BernhardHptmKdr II/KG-54 (8/40)He 111P & Ju 88ABomber Operational Clasp
1651 Schlatter, KarlUffzUnkWaldshut5/KG-40 (Atlantic) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 6669 "F8 + ??" (lost 2/27/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC with two other unnamed crew near the Lorient airfield 27 February, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (bur Pornichet, Blk 9, Row 24): Ogefr Willi Kallenbach (geb 5/10/1920 Fernbreitenbach, Gr 668) and Uffz Anton Kottek (geb 2/29/1920 Vienna, Gr 669). Pilot Uffz Schlatter buried in Grave 670 (absa3945).
1652 Schlau, BrunoFw1/Kü.Fl.Gr-506 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 694 "S4 + KH" (lost 11/16/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 16 November, 1941 after being shot down by a Spitfire of RAF No. 145 Sq., piloted by Sq Ldr Tony Lovell, 25 miles northeast of Hartlepool. With both engines on fire, the Ju 88 went into a shallow dive, hitting the sea and exploding. Remaining crew: Ofhr z. See Dieter Kutz, Observer (KIA), Uffz Karl Wilhelm, wireless operator (MIA) and Ogefr Fritz Hölzgen, mechanic (MIA).
1653 Schleich, KarlUffz6/13/1920Kordel/Eifel9/NJG-3 (Stade/Quedlinbürg) Bf 110G-4 Werk # Unk (lost 6/17/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Killed in an accident, 17 June, 1944, 15km west of Ochla b. Rheine. Source: Burial Registration Card, List # 73, Serial # 1, submitted by a nephew of Karl, 4/2021. Added: Karl is buried in the War Cem. at Kordel, an Eifel village between Trier and Bitburg (Family member "Antje u. Werner", 5/31/2021).
1654 Schleinitz, Karl HeinzFw2/JG-300 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490383 "Red 17" (lost 1/14/45 at Beelitz) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 14 January, 1945 during aerial combat near Beelitz.
1655 Schlesinger, KarlOfw1I/SG-4 (10/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 20 October, 1944.
1656 Schlichting, Friedrich KarlMajKdr II/KG-27 (8/40 Dinard)He 111H-3 "1G + AC (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW the night of 11/12 August, 1940 after being shot down by a Hurricane of RAF No.87 Sq. while returning from an attack on the Bristol docks. The crew bailed successfully and the AC crashed at 02:00 hours at Sturminster Marshall, near Wimborne, Dorset. Remaining crew (all POW): Maj. Hans Jurgen Brehmer, Adj Chief, Gen Staff der Luft., Obs (WIA); Ofw Gunther Löhning, R/O; Ofw Willi Bendrich, Mech (WIA) and Ofw Herbert Frey, Co-pilot. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny & D.Drury.
1657 Schlimpen, BernhardOblt1Stfkpt 1/NJG-101 (5/44), 11/NJG-101 (9/44), Stab II/NJG-3 (1/45 Schleswig) Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621291 (lost 1/6/45)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Slightly injured the night of 5/6 January, 1945 during an operation, when the crew were forced to bail out in the vicinity of Ring Mark, 10km E of Bogense Denmark. No cause given. Remaining crew (both slightly injured): Fähnrich Alfred Wirthensohn, R/O and Karl Heinz Becker, Gunner. All were treated at a hospital in Odense. Source: Air War over Denmark. One known victory, a "4 mot" NW of Frankfurt on 12 September, 1944.
1658 Schlossstein, Karl Friedrich FritzHptm2/28/1918Kirchheimbo-landen, Rheinpfalz81(Z)/JG-77 (11/41), Stfkpt 13(Z)/JG-5 (3/42), Stfkpt 10(Z)/JG-5 (5/42), Kdr I/ZG-101, Kdr II/ZG-76, Kdr IV/JG-54(3/45)Bf 110F-2 Werk # 5019 (8/42 lost- flak) & Bf 110G-2 Wk# 5213 (50% dam 3/14/43; overturned in a squall) in Z/JG-5, Ju 88 in ZG-101, Fw 190A-8 in JG-54
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/31/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp in Gold w/"300"
WIA (injured) 14 March, 1943 landing accident in Wk# 5213 at Kirkenes Norway airfield after an operational flight. His R/O, Fw Gerhard Friedrich was also injured (Source: SIG Norway). A Stfkpt in 13/ZG-76 in the Summer of 1944, he rescued two crew members, Gross, the pilot, and Gerhard Sarodnik, R/O, when they were downed in their Bf 110. Kdr I/ZG-101 in June, 1944. Thought to be the last Commander of II/ZG-76. 300+ combat missions. One known victory, his 5th, a MiG-3 on 10 May, 1943 over the Notowki Bight. Magnus Report, 8 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories. Residing at Gartenstr. 10c, 76744 Maximiliansau in 2005.
1659 Schlüter, HeinrichUffzFFS B -32Si 204D-1 Werk # 321268 (lost 2/4/44)Pilot BadgeKIC 4 February, 1944 as Flight Instructor, when his training ac crashed near Zbyslavec, CZ. due to icing, with seven people on board. On board were Oblt Otto Englert, Instr; Uffz Emil Schürle, Mech; Uffz Georg Stütz, Student Pilot; Uffz Karl Tegtmeier, Student Pilot; Gefr Josef Kloos, R/O Instr. and Gefr Ottomar Albin Heymann, Student R/O. All are believed KIC, however only four graves located on the VDK database as follows: Oblt Englert at Fürth Städt Friedhof, Blk R, Gr 60; Uffz Schürle at Walldürn, Gr 6; Gefr Kloos at Limburg-Auf der Unterheide, Gr 44 and Gefr Heymann at Bernsbach in a single grave, no details (D.Drury).
1660 Schlütter, WillfriedUffzV/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360387 "??" (lost 8/31/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA with one other unnamed crew 31 August, 1943 near the Orleans-Bricy airfield; collided with another C-6, Wk# 360340, piloted by Uffz Karl Leppert, whose unnamed crew were all killed. One other Schlütter crew was injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
1661 Schmejkal, Karl HeinzUffz6/28/19186/JG-26 (Wevelghem)Fw 190A-1 Werk # 027 "Brown 1" (lost 12/22/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 22 December, 1941; struck to ground or an obstruction at Beaucorry Fr, buried in the German Soldier Cemetery at Bourdon, Block 32, Row 11, Grave 408.
1662 Schmeling, Wilhelm KarlOblt9/KG-76Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "F1 + GT" (lost 7/2/42)EP (3/2/43), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 2 July, 1942; sd by AA fire in the vicinity of Nowo Eosziska (LOCS).
1663 Schmelling, KarlOblt9/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5766 "F1 + GT" (lost 7/2/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Nowo Eosziska on 2 July, 1942 after being hit by flak (Ju 88 Loss List).
1664 Schmeykal, Karl HeinzUffz6/JG-26 (joins 12/41)Bf 109F-4, Fw 190A-1 Werk # 0110022 (lost 12/22/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 22 December, 1941 in a weather-related crash near Samer.
1665 Schmid, AlfredHptm3/25/1912Stuttgart Wekusta 51 (trnfr to Wekusta 2, 3/43), Stfkpt Wekusta 2 (4/43) Ju 88A-4, Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430334 "D7 + HK" (lost 3/20/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/12/43)

, EP (1/21/42), EK 1 (9/27/40) & 2
Meteorological Operational Clasp in Gold
DK-G Awards List. Added: KIA 20 March, 1944; sd by Spitfires of No.165 Sq. 176 missions (LOCS). Added: Remaining crew (KIA, bur Pornichet, Blk 3): Wd.Insp Karl Rösch (geb 6/10/1906 Karlsruhe, bur Row 4, Gr 103), Met; Ofw Fritz Schaper, R/O (WIA), and Fw Helmut Grupen (geb 3/1/1914 Kiel, bur Row 4, Gr 101), Gnr-Mech. Pilot Oblt Schmid buried Row 3, Grave 91 (absa3945).
1666 Schmid, KarlFw91/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5337 "White 3" (lost 8/5/40)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 August, 1940 during aerial combat over England, no specific location reported. One known victory, his 1st, a Fairey Battle at Le Neuville, 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 over Amiens, near Chauny, 20 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Dewoitine at Arras on 23 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Calais on 24 May, 1940. His 5th & 6th, both LeO-451s at Ham, 6 June, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire at Dover on 25 July, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire at Dover on 28 July, 1940. His 9th, another Spitfire over Dover on 29 July, 1940.
1667 Schmid, KarlOblt4/4/1916Hettenhausen / Fulda8/KG-27 (9/40), 14(Eins)/KG-27 (12/42)He 111H-16 Werk # 160277 "1G + HY" (lost 8/9/43) RK(8/19/43)

Spanish Cross, Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/24/42)
EP(9/9/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
A few days after receiving the RK, he failed to return from a mission. Soviet POW 9 August, 1943; sd by flak while making a low-level attack against railway targets in the Belgorod-Kursk area. Remaining crew: Uffz Hannes Humpe, Obs (KIA); Fw Johan n Hofmann, R/O (POW) and Uffz Otto Derfert, Flt Engr (KIA). Schmid and Hofmann were releasd from captivity in December 1949 (Kaiser RK book). 375 combat missions. Among his victories, 12 locomotives and 13 AC on the ground. Deceased 21 July, 2006 Bad Wörishofen (P. Bastin).
1668 Schmid, KarlFw3/KG-27He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/28/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1669 Schmidt-Hederich, HeinrichHptmStfkpt 3/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 5373 "U5 + BL" (lost 5/16/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 16 May, 1942, whwn flying as Observer for Ofw Karl Fischer, they were sd over the sea by Spitfires of No.412 Sq. east of Southwold, Suffolk. He is buried at Ysselsteyn, AR/1/135. See Ofw Fischer for detail.
1670 Schmidt, Friedrich KarlUffz1/19/1922Herne15/SKG-10 (Caen)Fw 190A-5/U8 Werk # 50136 "White H" "6N + FR" (lost 5/23/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 23 May, 1943 when flying at low level, attacking Bournemouth, Hants, England, he was hit by MG fire atop the roof of Eastcliffe Court. He crashed into a nearby house at 34 Grove Rd., Bournemouth, Hants, and completely burned out. A 500 kg bomb was seen amongst the wreckage, and it exploded 45 minutes later. Buried Cannock, Block 6, Gr 233 (M.Croft).
Cannock Chase
1671 Schmidt, GüntherHptm11/10/1915OldenburgIII/KG-40Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6280 (lost 8/25/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC at the Nantes airfield on 25 August, 1943, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ofw Karl Gross (geb 1/11/1914 Ehringhausen, R/O (KIC, bur Pornichet Cem, 3/17/505); Ofw Eberhard Westphal, Gnr (Inj) and Uffz Paul Böber, Mech (Inj). pilot Hptm Schmidt buried Pornichet Cem, 3/17/509 (absa3945).
1672 Schmidt, HeinzLt5/KG-51 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4328 "9K + CN" (lost 6/22/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 22 June, 1941, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Arno Fritze, Obs; Gefr Karl Rinagel (or Kinagel), R/O and Gefr Walter Waske, Gnr, all "Missing in Russia". Only Uffz Fritze is listed in the VDK (D.Drury). This was day one of Operation Barbarossa!
1673 Schmidt, HelmutFhjFw8/KG-6Ju 188A-2 Werk # Unk (lost 6/10/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 10 June, 1944; sd by a night fighter S of Caretan, France. Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Karl Brückner, Uffz Willi Effelsberg and Gefr Helmut Struch. One unnamed crewman, bailed and survived unhurt (D.Drury).
1674 Schmidt, JakobHptm4/27/1914Kdr I/KG-30 (4/42 S.U.) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142067 "4D +KH" (lost 4/26/42) EP (1/19/42), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 26 April, 1942; failed to return from a mission at Murmansk, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ofw Karl Lamparter, Observer; Ofw Georg Milbradt, R/O and Ofw Walter Priener, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1675 Schmidt, KarlLt19/JG-27 (4/45)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # Unk (lost 4/4/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, an Auster SW of Brakel on 4 April, 1945. Added: LOCS suggests he went MIA on 4 April, 1945, and his remains were discovered 28 March, 2019 in the vicinity of Dreilützow/Schwerin. This could be Karl Schmitz, an Uffz in October, 1943 who survived the war with three victories, two recorded by OKL under name Schmitz.
1676 Schmidt, KarlOblt Wekusta 51 (10/42), Stfkpt Wekusta 2/Ob.d.L. (12/42), Wekusta 26 (1/43) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430208 "4T + CH" (ditched 10/13/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/4/43)

EP (9/28/42), EK 1 & 2
Meteorological Operational Clasp
KIA 20 March, 1944 during aerial combat, sd near Quiberon. DK-G Awards List & LOCS
1677 Schmidt, KarlOblt2/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5525 "S2 + KK" (lost 6/22/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 22 June, 1941 at Kobryn, probably due to a Soviet fighter. Ju 87 Loss List
1678 Schmidt, KarlUffz3/KGr-100 (Vannes)He 111H-2 Werk # 2432 "6N + FL" (lost 5/8/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 8 May, 1941 after bailing with his entire crew from their crippled ac at Malpas, Cheshire after aerial combat, probab;y a night fighter. Remaining crew: Obs Gefr Oskar Rittershaus (DOW, bur CC Blk 5, Row 15, Gr 354); R/O Gefr Ernst Hirnschall (DOW, bur CC Blk 5, Row 15, Gr 357) and Gnr Gefr Ottmar Schinyer (POW).
Cannock Chase
1679 Schmidt, Karl Friedrich, Ogefr2/JG-52 (Poland)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441610 "Black 11" (lost 9/21/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 21 September, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-17 at Auschwitz. Bailed safely.
1680 Schmidt, Karl GustavMaj8/1/1915 (or 8/11/15)Leg. Condor as Obs (11/36), III(K)/LG-1 (5/37-7/40), FFS (C) 10 (7/40-2/43), Stfkpt 5(See/Erg.Fernaufkl.Gr. (2/43-1/44), Stfkpt 1(F)/120 (6/44-5/45)Ju 88D
Spanish Cross
Observer Operational Clasp
Initially an Observer, he became pilot while serving in LG-1. Source: D.Stankey & L.DeZeng.
1681 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw71/JG-77 (11/43), 11(Sturm)/JG-3 (5/44)Bf 109 in JG-77, Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 670777
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 August, 1944; Combat with a four engine bomber, Lechtaler/Alpen. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire south southeast of Lavariano Italy, 30 November, 1943. A P-40 over northern Italy, 15 December, 1943. These victories over Italy may be attributed to a different Karl Schmidt. His 1st per the Perry Claims, a B-17 NE of Mannheim on 13 April, 1944. His 2nd per OKL, a B-24 in the area of Peine-Wolfsburg on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. His 4th & 5th, a P-38 and a B-17 at Nauen, W of Berlin, on 24 May, 1944. A 6th, a B-17 (e.V.) at Stendal on 29 May, 1944. A B-17 (HSS) at Brandenburg on 30 May, 1944, referred to as his 6th by OKL. His 7th, per OKL, a B-24 at Lechtaler Alpen on 3 August, 1944, the date of his death.
1682 Schmidt, Karl HeinzLtStab II/JG-26 (joins 4/43), 4/JG-26Fw 190A-4 Werk # 40667 "White 10" (lost 9/3/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 3 September, 1943 during aerial combat in "White 10" when he was hit by B-17 return fire over Champenoux. He bailed from his AC, but his chute did not open.
1683 Schmidt, Karl HeinzUffz1Sturmstaffel 1 (4/44)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Mannheim on 13 April, 1944.
1684 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw11/JG-54 (11/43 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 29 November, 1943. This could be Lt Schmitt of I/JG-54, KIA in January, 1944, but inconclusive.
1685 Schmidt, Karl HeinzGefr3/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680153 "Yellow 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Helmstedt. No known grave.
1686 Schmidt, Karl HeinzGefr4/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440193 (lost 3/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 March, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-17 and a P-47 in the Kreckel/Sinzig area.
1687 Schmidt, Karl HeinzOblt5/22/1920Schleswig11/NJG-6 (4/44), Adj IV/NJG-6 (12/44 Kitzingen)Bf 110F-4 (lost 4/15/44), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 180537 "2Z + BF" (lost 12/4/44) EP (4/12/43), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot reported killed at Neibsheim 4 December, 1944, no furter detail. His two unnamed crew bailed safely. Added: Loss location also described as the vicinity of Büchig, near Bretten. He was wounded 15 April, 1944 when his F-4 was sd by B-17 return fire, crashing at Comana Romania (LOCS).
1688 Schmidt, Karl HeinzOblt2/21/19182/FAGr-5 (7/43) Ju 290A-5 Werk # 0179 "9V + FK" (lost 2/19/44) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 19 February, 1944; sd by two Mosquito's of No.157 Sq., piloted by F/Lts R.J.Coombs & R.D.Doleman. The ac crashed at sea off La Coruna, Corunna, Spain. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Gustav Albers, Co-pilot; Lt Hermann Barth, Obs; Ofw Emil Cudock, Flt Engr; Fw Gerhard Hähndel, R/O 1; Fw Max Potter, R/O 2; Gefr Helmut Eimler, Gnr 1; Uffz Andreas Hofmann, Gnr 2; Ogefr Walter von Soosten, Gnr 3 and Uffz Bernhard Wermes, Gnr 4 (D.Drury).
1689 Schminke, Karl HeinzUffz1/3/19222/JG-77 (Ferrara)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 10870 (damaged), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 26057 "Red 16" (lost 5/12/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 May, 1944 during aerial combat by Lido di Pomposa/Ferrara, Italy. His remains were discovered in April, 2001. He was known to have made a force landing south of the Avignon airfield earlier in his career, in his G-4, as a result of engine trouble. Jager Blatt 6/2001. Alternate spelling: Schmincke (Bf 109 Loss List)
1690 Schmitt, LtI/JG-54Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 January, 1944. No further detail in the Klein Report. This could be Karl Heinz Schmidt, a Fw in 1/JG-54 in November, 1943, but inconclusive.
1691 Schmitt, Heinrich KarlFw5/NJG-5Bf 110G-4 Werk # 480164 (lost 2/15/45) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 15 February, 1945 after being attacked by a Mosquito and crashing in the village of Binsdorf (aka Decin,CZ). The Bf 110 exploded and burned on impact. Remaining crew(also KIA): Uffz Erich Wohlan, R/O and Uffz Adam Zunker, Gunner. Source: Jager Blatt article of 1/2001, LW Loss Report & Bf 110 Loss List. Name previously reported as Schildt & Schmidt.
1692 Schmitt, Karl HeinzLt8/4/1920I(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardofuss)He 111H-6 Werk # 7596 "1H + HH" (lost 11/5/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 5 November, 1942; emergency landing at sea at Map Quadrant 47 East/5117 (Barents Sea) during an operational flight. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Helmut Waldschmit, Observer; Ogefr Karl Ulrich Thode, R/O and Gefr Kurt Schwenke, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1693 Schmitz,6/JG-27 (Home Front)Bf 109G-6Fighter Operational ClaspBarbas text, Vol. 1. This is most likely Uffz Karl Schmitz.
1694 Schmitz, KarlUffz4/15/1920Unkel3JG-52, 6/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20187 "Yellow 4" (lost 12/1/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 1st, a B-17 S of Velm on 14 October, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) 25 km WSW of Aachen on 1 December, 1943. Flew as wingman for Werner Schröer and Lt Willy Kientsch. One 21 December, 1943, he was forced to bail from his "Yellow 4" with severe wounds during aerial combat at Eupen, east of Malmedy. Survived the war. Became a Bürgermeister for the Stadt, Unkel. Deceased 25 February, 2004. Jager Blatt mention. This could be Karl Schmidt, a Lt by April 1945, who survived the war, and with one victory posted by OKL under the the Schmidt.
1695 Schmude, Karl HeinzOblt9/28/1922311/JG-54 (12/43 S.U.), 8/JG-51 (2/44 S.U.), JG-7Fw 190A (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 17 June, 1943 over Gorki, S.U. (?). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 8 December, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 18 December, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 1 April, 1944. Nos. 4 & 5, two P-39s, one at Daugavpils, the other S of Subat on 23 July, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 24 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 28 July, 1944. A P-39 on 6 August, 1944. Another P-39 on 7 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 25 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 27 August, 1944. An Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 14 September, 1944. An La-5 on 23 September, 1944. An La-5 on 30 September, 1944. An Il-2 on 7 October, 1944. Two Il-2s and an La-5 on 9 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 13 October, 1944. An La-5 on 16 October, 1944. An La-5 and a Pe-2 on 18 October, 1944. Two Il-2s on 24 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 28 October, 1944.
1696 Schmutzler, KarlHptm1/27/1914Oelsnitz1(F)/129BV 222C-10 (aka V-10) Werk # 310010 "TB + QN" (lost 2/8/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew 8 February, 1944 when their ac was sd during a night test flight, by a Mosquito of No.157 Sq., piloted by S/L herbert E.Tappin. The ac crashed near Lake Biscarrosse, Landes, France. Remaining crew (KIA, all bur Ger War Cem., Berneuil, Fr., Blk4): Oblt Erich Todt, Co-Pilot 1 (geb 3/24/1913 Böblingen, bur Row 17/Gr778); Ofw Heinz Josko, Co-Pilot 2 (geb 8/17/1913 Berlin, bur Row 18/Gr832); Lt.z.S Karlheinz Strahlke, Obs (bur R19/G887); StbsFw Hans Erbarth, Flt/Engr 1 (bur R17/G798); Ofw Johann Waskowiak, Flt/Engr 2 (no burial info); Fw Walter Möckel, R/O 1 (bur R9/G350); Uffz Rudolf Hagenguth, R/O 2 (bur R18/G858); Uffz Ernst Zöllner, Gnr 1 (bur R19/G901); Ogefr Robert Kremser, Gnr 2 (bur R9/G353); Ogefr Hans Blinken, Gnr 3 (bur R19/G889); Ogefr Helmuth Ritter, Gnr 4 (bur R17/G785) and Uffz Gerhard Schult, Gnr 5 (bur R17/G795). Source: D.Drury
1697 Schnäuble, KarlFw19/JG-3Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 26 July, 1942.
1698 Schnecker, KarlLt311/JG-51 (7/41 S.U.)Bf 109F-1 Werk # 8949 "Black 7" (lost 8/9/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 9 August, 1941 during aerial combat near Briansk. His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 9 July, 1941. A 2nd, a SB-3 on 11 July, 1941. A 3rd, a DB-3 on 8 August, 1941.
1699 Schneickhardt, KarlFwI/JG-2Bf 109F-2 Werk # 7129(90% lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Gus(pavas?) airfield on takeoff 4 December, 1941due to engine failure.
1700 Schneider, Ernst Karl HptmStab IV/NJG-3Ju 88G Werk # 620386 "4R + KR" (lost 11/7/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 6/7 November, 1944 during aerial combat with a Mosquito over Marienburghausen. Remaining crew (disp unk): Ofw Mittwoch and Uffz Kase. Source: M. Balss.

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