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1601 Meyer, Johannes "Hans"Oblt III/JG-26 (joins 7/43), 10/JG-26 Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2620 "Blue 4" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze KIA 19 August, 1943 during aerial combat in "Blue 4" with Allied fighters 25 km NE of Amiens.
1602 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.
1603 Michael, Hans UlrichHptm3(F)/33 (6/41 S.U.)Ju 88A EK 2
Observer Operational Clasp
He is known to have served as a pilot in this unit, yet no Observer Combat missions are recorded on the Mission Board.
1604 Michaelis, HansLt4(F)/121Ju 88 "7A + AM" (lost 4/27/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 27 April, 1941; sd by a Hurricane of No.33 Sq, piloted by F/O Kirkpatrick. He carshed at sea after a recon mission over Crete. No mention of crew.
1605 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).
Ysselstein, Holland
1606 Mieschel, Hans Jürgen Ogefr13/KG-30 (Aalborg West)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1036 "4D + AX" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 23 March, 1943 when, on a training exercise, the AC crashed at Vildmosen Moor, between Norre Halne and Luneborg, 8 km south of Bronderslev Denmark, killing the entire crew. The AC burst into flamed on impact. Remaining crew: Gefr Paul Stehle, Obs; Uffz Hans Günther Verse, R/O and Ogefr Ernst Demski, Gunner (KIA 5/30/44). The remains of the four were retrieved from the wreckage, and were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 27 March, 1943. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1607 Mietzkop, Hans Uffz12/NJG-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 110072 "G9 + LZ" (lost 10/6/44)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA the night of 5/6 October, 1944 during night operation at Horsen. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr Franz Sarbinowski and Uffz Gerhard Köptle. WASt data via German researcher.
1608 Migge, WernerUffz7/9/1922Tilsit9(NJ)/ZG-1Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750898 (lost 6/28/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 28 June, 1944; sd by an RAF fighter and crashed at Dancy, near Chateaudun, France. Remaining crew: Ogefr Horst Michael, R/O (MIA) and Ogefr Hans Köhler, Gnr (KIA). Both the deceased are buried in the German War Cem. at Champigny-St.Andre', France, Blk 16, Row 7: Uffz Migge in Gr 353, Köhler in Gr 354. Ogefr Michael believed killed also because the ac was on fire when it hit the ground and blazed fiercely. No grave can be found hin in the VDK (D.Drury).
1609 Migura, Hans JoachimLt2/LG-1 (Africa)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140167 "L1 + PK" (lost 5/8/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Quteifaya 8 may, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1610 Mikoleit, HansFw56/JG-51Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-26 at lake Vico italy on 16 January, 1944. Magnus Report, 5 victories.
1611 Miksch, HansUffzStG-77Ar 66 "SE + YF"Made an emergency landing in his Ar 66 at Rainbach/Mühlviertel on 29 August, 1940, pilot disposition unknown.
1612 Miletzki, HansUffz6/KG-54 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140507 "B3 + LP" (lost 8/16/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew at Harrasdorf-Pürawath 16 August, 1943 due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List).
1613 Miller, HansUnknownI/KG(J)-30 Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163697 (lost 12/23/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 23 December, 1944; The ac reported crashed Sobetuchy, CZ., cause not reported (F.Braun).
1614 Mischkot, BrunoLt192073/JG-54 (5/44 S.U.), EJG-2, JG-2, III/JG-26 (joined 8/44), Stffüh 8/JG-26 (11/44), JG-3 (11/30/44)Fw 190A-8EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA (presumed KIA) April 1945, exact date unknown. Collided with Uffz Hans Joachim Zutz, date unknown, in cloud cover at Kirchhellen airfield. He landed safely, however Zutz was killed in the crash. 60 missions (H. Breuer). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 2 April, 1944. A 2nd Soviet, an La-5 on 26 May, 1944. Thought to have served also in EJG-2 and JG-7. Magnus, victory count may be 17.
1615 Mittenhuber, HansFw12/JG-3 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18487 (lost 8/12/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 12 August, 1943 at Cosenza due to an engine fire.
1616 Mlodoch, Georg "Hans"Ofw7/26/1912LaurahütteV/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360020 (lost 9/2/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 2 September, 1942 near Merignac, no further crash detail (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Crash location, Lacanau, 23 miles NW of Merignac. He is buried at Berneuil (Fr), Blk 4, Row 20, Gr 993. Remaining crew (KIC, bur Berneuil, Blk 4): Ofw Anton Homm, R/O, bur Row 20, Gr 988 and Ofw Gerhard Pohl, Gnr, bur Row 19, Gr 920 (D,Drury).
1617 Möckel, HeinzUffz3/NJG-2Ju 88G-1 Werk # 710610 (lost)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKilled by "Friendly Flak" fire on 2 November, 1944. The local Flak battery was on alert, but not told there were friendly AC in the area. When Möckel flew near the flak units, they were fired upon, strickening the AC. Möckel climbed for altitude for the crew to bail, but the height was insufficient for their chutes to open. Möckel died in the crashnear the Esbjerg airfield. Remaining crew (killed): Uffz Alfred Lehne, R/O and Gefr Hans Schröder, Gunner. All were buried in the Fovrfelt Cemetery on 9 November, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1618 Mohnke, Hans Heinrich Lt1/28/19203/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550040 "L1 + ML" (lost 6/30/43)EP(1/11/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew in the Bone harbor 30 June, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
1619 Mohr, HansOblt 4/JG-1 (3/42, 9/42 Venlo), Stab II/JG-1 Tech Offz (4/43 Woensdrecht) Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8597 "Black 8" (50% dam 3/22/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0634 (25% dam 10/4/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0609 (lost 9/11/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0610 "Yellow 2" (lost 4/16/43) both carrying "<0 + -" Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 16 April, 1943 during aerial combat in his Wk# 0610 with P-47s south of Vlissingen. He crashed at sea at Westerschelde Holland, by Nollepunt. No known grave. His earlier Werk # 0634 was damaged during a landing at Woensdrecht when his brakes failed. Wk# 0609 crashed at the Venlo Holland airfield on 11 September, 1942, landing coll w/Wk# 7030, pilot injured (DeSwart). Added: His Wk# 8597 was reported damaged in a landing accident at Katwijk airfield; no mention of cause or his disposition (SGLO).
1620 Mohrmann, HansLt6/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4065 "F1 + EP" (lost 7/29/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with one other unnamed crew, and two KIA in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 3951 on 29 July, 1942 after being hit by flak (Ju 88 Loss List).
1621 Moll, ErwinOblt4/KG-76 (6/40), 3/KG-76 (Channel 4/41)Do 17Z Werk # Unk "F1 + FM" (lost 6/1/40), Ju 88A-5 Werk # 7172 "F1 + DL" (lost 4/16/41) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 16 April, 1941, cause unknown; two others MIA and one KIA, all unnamed. Added: Moll POW 16 April, 1941after his ac was sd by a Beaufighter of No.219 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Tony Dottridge & Sgt Gwilym Williams. The ac crashed in Wimbledon, Surrey. Remaining crew: Fw Kurt Brähler (POW), Fw Ewald Franke (or Francke-POW) and Fw Otto Staude (KIA, chute failed). Staude buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 9, Gr 330 (D.Drury). WIA 1 June, 1940 when his ac was attacked by a British fighter in the Dunkirk area. He crashed behind German lines east of Bergues (Fr), where the ac broke up. Remaining crew: Fw Ernst Mössner, Obs (WIA); Uffz Hans Fortmüller, R/O (KIA; buried Lommel Be., Blk 42, Gr 184) and Uffz Johann Wörlein, Flt Engr (KIA; buried Lommel Blk 42, Gr 578) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1622 Möllenbrück, WilhelmFwStab I/NAGr-5Fw 189A-2 Werk # 2274 "U2 + ZB" (interned in Sweden)Observer Operational ClaspOn 8 May, 1945, he flew Gerhard Frenzel and Uffz Hans Caesar to Bulltowa Sweden, only to be delivered to the Soviets, becoming a POW. Jager Blatt 2/2001.
1623 Möller, HansUffz14/JG-77Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-25 on 19 February, 1944. This may be Helmut, also 4/JG-77, killed this same day in combat.
1624 Moller, Hans JürgenLt1/4/1922Steinbach Hallenburg17FlgFr 6/JG-53 (3/41; 7/41 Sylt), Stab II/JG-53 (4/42 Cosimo;10/42), 1/JG-53 (1/43), 3/JG-53 (2/43)Bf 109F-2 in 6 Staffel, Bf 109F-4(Trop) Wk # 7160 "Yel 7 + -"(lost 2/11/42) in II Gruppe, 1 & 3 Staffel, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7460 (lost 4/8/42; flak at Valetta, pilot OK), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 15073 "White 5" (lost 3/25/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43 in absentia)
EK 1(3/8/42) & 2(10/20/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp in Gold
POW 25 March, 1943; shot down by flak north of Beja in "White 5". Uninjured in a takeoff accident from Comiso in "Yellow 7" on 11 February, 1942 at Comiso due to engine failure (Prien). Uninjured on 8 April, 1942 when his Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7460 was hit by flak at La Valetta, the AC a total loss (Prien). One known victim, his 1st, a Spitfire E of Deal on 7 May, 1941. Nos.2 & 3, both Blenheims at Maasmündung on 28 August, 1941. His 4th, a Whitley W of Callantsoog on 11 October, 1941. A Hurricane southeast of Insel Malta on 23 December, 1941. Also, a Fokker T VIII (actually a captured German He 115 used by the RAF for covert operations) on 5 February, 1942 and a Blenheim the next day. Recorded a Spitfire 15 km east of Marsa Scirocco (Malta) on 16 June, 1942 and another on 27 July, 1942. His 11th, a Spitfire in the Desert on 13 October, 1942. Shot down a Spitfire 3 km northeast of Ras-el-Walish on 24 October, 1942.His 14th, a Spitfire on 2 January, 1943. His 15th victory, a B-17 on 31 January, 1943. His 16th victory, a Spitfire on 27 February, 1943. Another Spitfire on 28 February, 1943.
1625 Möller, Hans Jürgen vonLt51/JG-2 (5/40), 1/JG-27 (4/41)Bf 109E & F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Cambrai, 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Wellesley near Peronne, 20 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Lysander south of Furnes, 31 May, 1940. Nos 4 & 5, both Hurricanes on 23 April, 1941 in N. Africa.
1626 Molly, HansHptmKdr II/KG-100 (6/44-2/45)Do 217EBomber Operational Clasp
1627 Molzhahn, HansLt7/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "4D + CR" (lost 10/9/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 9 October, 1942; crashed at Warlamowo due to engine failure during an operational flight. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Hugo Hebelt, Observer; Uffz Hans Paulus, R/O and Gefr Herbert Umlauf, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1628 Mönch, HansObltII/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 6110 "F1 + CC" (lost 10/4/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 4 October, 1941 when he hit an obstruction at Samononschaschja, no mention of crew disposition. Ju 87 Loss List
1629 Morr, HansHptm19111215/KG-40 (3/43), Kdr III/ZG-1 (3/44, formerly III/JG-76), Stab III/JG-76 (10/44), Kdr IV/JG-53 (10/44 Neuhausen)Ju 88C, Bf 110, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462976 "Black << +" (lost 10/29/44) in JG-53
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Fighter Operational Clasps
KIA 29 October, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51s of 354FG at Neibsheim, near Bretten, in the Karlsruhe area. One known victory, a B-17 on 23 March, 1943. A Sunderland of RAF No. 10 Sq. on 17 May, 1943. A B-24 on 1 June, 1943. A Hampden of RAF No. 415 Sq. on 14 June, 1943. A Halifax on 21 July, 1943. Another Halifax on 16 August, 1943. A B-24D on 18 August, 1943. A Beaufort on 23 August, 1943. A B-24D near Cape Finisterre on 27 August, 1943. A P-47 at Heming on 15 October, 1944.
1630 Mörti, HansUffz1(H)/11Fw 189A-1 Werk # 0207 "6M +IH" (lost 8/2/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 2 August, 1942,cause unknown, location not reported. His Observer, Oblt Wilhelm Kern, and an unnamed 3rd crewman also MIA. Obs Loss List
1631 Mörtl,Uffz1Erla Flugwerks VII (5/43 Antwerp)Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 between Krabbendijke and Yerseke on 22 June, 1943. Served as wingman for Hans Bruno Fay and witnessed Fays Spitfire victory on 4 May, 1943 northwest of Hulst. Source: Wings to Victory.
1632 Mörzel, HansUffzII(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardufoss)Ju 88A-17 Werk # 142060 (lost 2/20/45)Bomber Operational ClaspAircraft reported lost on 20 February, 1945, cause unknown. His Observer, Fw Andreas Löckher. No mention of crew dispositions. Source: SIG Norway. Added: Cause British ship fire, crashed into the Norwegian Sea (KG-26 Loss List).
1633 Morzik, DetlevLt1923 9/KG-6 (Channel- based at Creil) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144569 "3E + BT" (lost 5/8/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA with two other crew 8 May, 1943; shot down by a Spitfire of No, 122 Sq., piloted by Flt Sgt Robert S. Williams (MIA early July, 1943); crashed at Saddlers Farm, Bowers Gifford, Essex (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew: Fw Kurt Lebeda (KIA), Ogefr Paul Steirmann (KIA) and Uffz Hans Rosskoth (POW) (Eric Lamb-researcher).
1634 Moser, HansFw43/JG-300Bf 109G-14/AS (lost 9/23/44 at Gahrow)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 23 September, 1944 when he overturned on landing at Gahrow after an operation (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 30 km W of Wiener-Neustadt on 26 June, 1944. A 2nd & 3rd, both B-24s, one SE of Linz, the other at Brucka.d. Mur, on 25 July, 1944. A 4th, a B-24 S of Plattensee on 22 August, 1944.
1635 Moser, HansOfw8/24/1919Prien39/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 331441 "White 2 + I" (lost 12/26/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 26 December, 1944 during aerial combat in the Dinant/Namur area. Mombeek. One known victory, his 1st, a P-47 30 km SW of Bayeux on 14 June, 1944. His 2nd, another P-47 at Conches on 29 June, 1944. His 3rd, same day, another P-47 S of Conches.
1636 Mossgraber, Hans TheoOblt8/23/1918Polensa SpainStfkpt 5/KG-3 (S.U.)Do 17, Ju 88A-4 Werk # 144220 "5K + LN" (lost 11/27/42) RK(10/29/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/9/42)
EP(1/19/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
KIA 27 November, 1942 in Russia, failing to return from his 300th combat mission. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Kurt Jauer, Obs; Uffz Werner Richter, R/O and Fw Walter Lehnhof, Gnr.. Alternate spelling: Mossgruber (DK-G Awards List) & Mossgruber (Ju 88 Loss List).
1637 Motejus, HeinzUffz6/26/19164(F)/122 (7/40) Ju 88A-1 Werk # unk (lost 7/24/40) Observer Operational Clasp KIA 24 July, 1940 while on a reconniassance mission over SE England. The ac evidentally crashed into the English Channel, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Lt Matin Forster, Obs; Uffz Walter Eichler, R/O and Flg Hans Krautschick, Gnr.. The pilot washed ashore on the Dutch coast and is buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk AP, Row 5, Gr 106 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
1638 Mraz, HansUffz6/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1337 "6G + KT" (lost 5/22/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 22 May, 1943 due to enemy fighter attacks near the Kursk Bahnhof. Ju 87 Loss List
1639 Mraz, Johann "Hans"Ofw2/7/19122(H)/14 (Tunisia)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13002 (90% dam 2/5/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 5 February, 1943; crashed at Tunis after a non-combat flight, no cause reported. Added: Burial in the War Cemetery in Bordj-Cedria, Hof NAS/Ossario 2/Tafel 1 (burial location found online).
1640 Mueller, HansOfw3(F)/122Ju 188D-2 "F6 + GL" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 6 August, 1944 at Corseul France, no further deail given. Remaining crew; Lt Friedrich Lauter, Observer (KIA and interned at Mont de Huisnes); Fw Walter Eppel, WIA & POW; Ofw Engelbert Klauser, WIA & POW and Uffz Josef Plocher, WIA & POW. Source: D.Dahiot
1641 Mueller, HeinzOfw2/KG-27He 111H-5 Werk # 4018 "1G + FK" (lost 4/9/41)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 9 April, 1941; Shot down during the night over Coventry by a Hurricane of No.151 Sq., piloted by P/O Richard P. Stevens (DFC). The engine and mid section were on fire and the AC crashed and exploded on the Little Hill Farm,Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Friedrich Müller, Observer (KIA); Uffz Georg Schaefer, R/O (POW); Fw Helmuth Müller, Gunner (POW) and Sonderführer Wulf Dieter Georg Müller, War Reporter (KIA). Alternate spelling: Müller (on DK-G Award List). Added: The two deceased are buried at CC, Blk 3, Row 3; Obs, Oblt Hans Müller, Gr 70 and War Reporter, Wulf Müller, Gr 69 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1642 Muhlack, HeinzFw2/KG-26Ju 88A-17 Werk # 800614 "3Z + HK" (lost 8/19/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew, 19 August, 1944 when their ac crashed in the Rhöne Valley (Rhonetal) France, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ogefr Alois Baumgartner, R/O; Ogefr Hans Hinz, Ogefr Gerhard Rohnstock and Uffz Heinz Wagner. Remaining crew designations unknown; pilot name selected due to his rank (D.Drury).
1643 Mühlberger, FritzUffz1/JG-5Ar 96B-1 Werk # 4246 (lost 3/13/43), Fw 58 Werk# 58023 "KB + HP" (lost 7/9/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 9 July, 1943 along with Observer Uffz. Hans Amschler; Aerial combat at Herdla-Lade with a Mosquito II of RAF No.333 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt Finn Eriksrud and Navigator Erling V. Johanssen. Mombeek MIA List. The Fw 58 was a twin engine multi-purpose AC. As reported by SIG Norway: Surname = Mühlberger; Remaining crew: Uffz Ludwig Geiger, R/O (KIA). WIA 13 march, 1943; emergency landing at Storavatnet, near Bremmes, due to engine trouble during an operational flight (SIG Norway). Alternate spelling: Mühlberg.
1644 Mühlen-Schulte, HansOblt2/4/19123(F)/33Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1313 "8H + OL" (lost 8/19/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 19 August, 1941, when flying as Observer for Fw S.Hilk, their ac failed to return from a reconnaissance mission over the Ukraine. See Fw Hilk profile for additional detail (D.Drury & LOCS).
1645 Müller,Fw17/JG-27Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire at Almelo on 8 December, 1944. This could be Hans or Heinz Müller, but most likely Hermann in 7/JG-27 in February, 1945.
1646 Müller, EgbertUffz1Stab I/JG-301, II/JG-301Fw 190D-9 Werk # 500111 (lost 3/2/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 March, 1945 during aerial combat near Dresden. One known victory, a Lancaster N of Stuttgart on 15 March, 1944. This could be either Hans or Heinz Müller in JG-301.
1647 Müller, ErichFw12/23/1916 Elberfeld (now Wuppertal - Elberfeld) 9 8/Sch.G-1, 6/Sch.G-1, 6/SG-2, Stab II/SG-2 Fw 190F-8 Werk # 930167 "Green 1" (lost 7/22/44) RK(12/6/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 22 July, 1944 after a dogfight with American fighters 4 km NNW of Zilistea Romania. He managed to bail out of his Fw 190, but was shot to death while hanging in his chute. Long time wingman for RK Holder Hptm Hans Stollnberger. 500+ missions as an assault pilot. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 30 May, 1944. Nos. 2 & 3, a P-39 and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 31 May, 1944. Nos. 4 & 5, a Yak-9 and a P-39 on 4 June, 1944. Nos 6, 7 & 8, an Il-2 and two Yak-9s on 5 June, 1944. A 9th, a P-39 on 8 June, 1944. Added: His attackers were P-38's. VDK entry indicates his remains not yet transferred to a military cemetery, but it is understood to exist, a grave at Buzau, Romania (D.Drury).
1648 Müller, ErwinFw28/ZG-26 (4/43, 12/43 Wunstorf) Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6405 "Black 1" (lost 12/22/43)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 22 December, 1943 during aerial combat. His G-2 crashed at Gaastmeer Holland (Fluessen/Heegermeer), his unnamed R/O WIA (DeSwart & Bf 110 Loss List). Added: Fw Müller is buried at Yssel AR-2-49. His R/O-Gnr, named Uffz K.Eichholtz, WIA (SGLO). One known Desert victory, a Fortress II on 17 April, 1943. Undoubtedly, he was flying wingman for Hptm Hans Kiel this date, and they both downed a B-17. In Sicily, he downed a P-38, his 2nd victory, on 17 July, 1943.
1649 Müller, HansOfw8JG-300 (joins), 1/JG-301 (9/43 Reich Def; 2/44), 2/JG-301 (11/44)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 15615 "White 4" (35% dam 9/4/43) in 1/JG-301EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Werneuchen on 4 September, 1943, no cause reported, a Fw at the time. One known victory, his 2nd, a Lancaster over Berlin on 1 September, 1943 (Perry Claims). His 3rd, a B-17 at Steyr Austria on 24 February, 1944. His 4th, a P-51 at Ebersberg on 24 April, 1944 (Perry Claims). His 5th, a Halifax off Gris Nez on 6 July, 1944. His 6th, 7th & 8th, all B-24s opposing the Misburg Raid on 26 November, 1944.
1650 Müller, HansOblt2/9/1916MunichAufkl Gr (H)5Fw 189A-3 RK(11/18/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Deceased 31 December, 1994 Krailling/Munich (P. Bastin).
1651 Müller, HansUffz16/JG-27Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-38 SSW of Passau on 21 July, 1944. This "Hans" seems to be a different person than "Heinz", also of 6/JG-27, and with a P-38 victory the same day as a B-24 victory by Heinz.
1652 Müller, HansOfw1/KG(J)-30Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163697 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 December, 1944 by Sobetuchy Bohemia. His aircraft and his remains were reported found in 1998.
1653 Müller, HansOfwInstructor Schiessschule der Luftwaffe (Gunnery School) (Vaerlose)Ju 88A-4Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 12 March, 1943 when the AC crashed shortly after takeoffjust southwest of the Vaerlose airfield due to pilot error. Both Müller and Student Ofw Georg Gügel were killed and buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery. Just who was operating the AC is unknown. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1654 Müller, HansOfw3(F)/122 (Creil 4/43), (Paris/Orly 7/44)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430646 (lost 4/43), Ju 88 "F6 + GL"(7/44), Ju 188F-1 "F6 + GL" (lost 8/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 6 August, 1944; shot down by a night fighter during a night recon over the roads to Dinan/Brittany. He and Obs. Lt Fritz Lauter perished in the crash, The three crew were ordered to bail and were taken prisoner. Remaining crew: Fw Walter Eppel, R/O; and Gunners, Ofw Albert Klauser and Uffz Josef Polcher, While on recon over the east coast of England, he was repeatedly attacked by a Spitfire of RAF No. 41 Sq., piloted by F/O Hograth. The crew were forced to ditch in the Channel off Oostende Be., and were apparently rescued. The damaged Spitfire was able to return to base. Remaining crew: Oblt Herbert Schultz, Obs; Uffz Walter Eppel, R/O and Uffz Hans Joachim Weidemüller. Took place in the Invasion Front reconnaissance missions in the Cherbourg areas. Wiki Luft data.
1655 Müller, HansObltI/KG-53He 111H-16
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1656 Müller, HansLt3(F)/22Ju 88D-1 & D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1657 Müller, HansOfwII/ZG-26Bf 110C
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/13/42)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. This could be the Ofw Hans Müller of 3/ZG-26 KIA 14 January, 1942.
1658 Müller, HansOfwNachtjagdversuchskdo (7/43)Fw 190A-5 "RP + IK"Night Fighter Operational ClaspMay have scored the first "Wilde Sau" victory, a Short Stirling on 3 July, 1943.
1659 Müller, HansOfw3/ZG-26 (S.U.)Bf 110E-3 Werk # 4396 "3U + PL" (lost 1/14/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 14 January, 1942 at Rshew, no further detail. Bf 110 Loss List
1660 Müller, HansGefr3/20/1920Ochersleben/Bode8/StG-77 (Argentan)Ju 87B2 Werk # 5617 (lost 10/19/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 19 October, 1940; mid-air collision with Ju 87 Wk# 5628, piloted by Gefr Bruno Nowack, also killed. Both ac crashed near Occagnes/Orne (Fr). His R/O-Gnr, Flg Siegfried Hörner, also KIFA. Both buried in the German War cem., Champigny-St Andre in Blk 14, Row 8. Müller in Gr 438; Hörner in Gr 440 (D.Drury).
1661 Müller, HansOfwKGr.z.b.V.-800 Ju 52/3m Werk # 6749 "CN + BX" (lost 4/8/42) Transport Operational Clasp KIA 8 April, 1942 when his ac was attacked by fighters at Pjeski, 12km NNW of Demyansk, while supporting German troops in the Demyansk Pocket. Although the Given names were no provided by the source, the given names in the following crew names match the VDK records. Remaining crew: No Observer mentioned; Uffz Benker, R/O (WIA & Ret'd); Uffz Gerhard Thiel, Flt Engr (KIA) and Ogefr Albert Winkler, Gnr (KIA). Graves of the deceased are believed to exist at Demyansk, and they are commemorated at Korpowo, Russia (D.Drury).
1662 Müller, Hans GeorgObltSG unitFw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1663 Müller, Hans GüntherOblt4/8/1921Dortmund22/JG-101, 7/ZG-26 (7/42), Stk 8/JG-6 (2/44), Stk 8/ZG-26 (8/44), Stfkpt Hesepe/JV-44 (8/44)Fw 190A, Bf 110, Me 262A/1a in JG-6, 8/ZG-26 & JV-44 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Maryland (a Baltimore perhaps) on 28 July, 1942. A 2nd, in 2/JG-101, a B-24 on 25 February, 1944, no location. The "hapless" (as referred to by Nowotny) Müller was quickly replaced by Oblt Alfred Teumer as Stfkpt Hesepe/JV-44. His assignments after JV-44 unknown.
1664 Müller, Hans HermannHptm2/5/192118I/NJG-2, 7/NJG-2, Stab III/NJG-2, 10/NJG-3 (3/44 to 5/44), 12/NJG-3 (8/44), Stab II/NJG-3, ENJ St./KG-51Bf 110
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 10/11 June, 1944; shot up by AA fire, bailed soth of Caen (Balss). One known victory, his 5th, a B-17 "DN-3" southwest of Lister Fjord on 16 November, 1943. His 6th, another B-24 "GQ-5" two days later, on 18 November, 1943 (both Perry Claims). Nos. 15 & 16, both B-17s west of Gütersloh on 22 February, 1944 (Perry Claims). His 17th, a B-17 in the Daun area on 24 February, 1944. A "4 mot" over the North Sea, near Kiel, on 17 August, 1944. A Stirling on 29 September, 1944, no location. He may have received the Knights Cross. Flugbuch. Magnus Report; victory count may be as high as 30. Bowers/Lednicer, 30 victories.
1665 Müller, Hans OttoUffz49/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15569 "Yellow 8" (lost 8/29/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 29 August, 1943 after combat with P-39s Amwrossijewka (Artemowsk). He was serving as wingman for Korts, who also went MIA this date. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG on 5 July, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG on 6 July, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG on 17 August, 1943.
1666 Müller, Hans VolkmarLt95/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10510 "Black 6 + -" (lost 9/5/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 5 September, 1942 after aerial combat with a Spitfire 5km south of Marsa-Scirocco. (Magnus & Bf 109 Loss List).
1667 Müller, Hans WilhelmMajKdr III/SG-2Fw 190F-8 Werk # 583613 (lost 1/8/45)Assault Operational ClaspWIA 8 January, 1945 after his ac was damaged by flak and he came down in Bucs, Hungary (today Buc, Slovakia). Despite landing in Allied territory, he was able to return to his own lines. Captured by the Amricans, survived the war (D.Drury).
1668 Müller, HayoLt11/KG-53 He 111P-2 Werk # 2127 (lost 6/17/41) Bomber Operational Clasp The ac reported crashed Jizerske, CZ. Pilot & crew believed killed in the crash, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Peter Jenissen, Uffz Fritz Schumacher, Fw Hans Abe & Fw Adolf Schormann (F.Braun). Added: The ac was en route from France to Poland when it entered into the Jizera Mountain (Isergebirge, in German) and crashed into the mountainside due to bad weather near Medenec, CZ. One known casualty, Fw Abe, buried in the War Cemetery at Hannover-Stöcken, Row 54A, Gr 54 (D.Drury).
1669 Müller, HorstHptm2/23/1916Berlin 7/KG-28 (39), II/KG-76 (11/40 Channel), 1/KG-6 (Med 7/43) Do 17Z, Ju 88A-5 Werk #8115 "F1 + ??" (70% dam 11/3/40), Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144734 "3E + HH" (lost 7/13/43) RK(5/3/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/19/42)
EP(10/20/40)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
MIA 13 July, 1943 after being shot down by a night fighter, 50km SE of Syracus Sicily. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Erich Schmiedel, Obs; Ofw Reinhold Born, R/O and Fw Johann Hammerschmidt, Gnr..(DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List). WIA 3 November, 1940 during aerial combat. As a result of damage to the ac, his A-5 crashed at Amsterdam Holland; his gunner, Gefr Hans Swatosch, had been fatally wounded and died; remaining unnamed crew OK. He was a Lt. at the time. (DeSwart & Ju 88 Loss List).
1670 Mülthaler, HansLtIV/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5767 (80% dam 9/24/42)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Pilot and two other unnamed crew injured 24 September, 1942 after the ac hit the ground at Chamois during a non-combat flight (Ju 88 Loss List).
1671 Müncheberg, Hans-Joachim Maj12/31/1918Friedrichshof, Pommern135Stafkpt 7/JG-26 (3/41 Sicily), Kdr II/JG-26, Stab/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.), III/JG-26 Adjutant, Kdr JG-77 (12/42)Bf 109E-4 "White 1 + I" (8/40), Bf 109E-7 "White 12"(Sicily 41), "Wh 2" & "Wh 13" w/ 7 Stf., Fw 190A-2 Wk# 20257 "Brn 12" w/6Stf, Fw 190A-2 Werk # 20209 (12/41), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10725 (35% dam 12/10/42;engine fire due to combat, crash at Arco Philaenorum, pilot OK), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16381 "-- + --" (lost 3/23/43) RK(9/14/40)-S(9/9/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/5/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Medagalia d'Oro Italy

Ital. Pilot wing
Ftr Oper.Clasp w/Pend
KIA 23 March, 1943 over Tunisia in Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16381, when the wings came off his aircraft during aerial combat, after colliding with Spitfires of the American 52nd FG. He is buried at Les Massem, N. Africa. 500 combat missions. 46 of his victories were Spitfires. His 1st victory, a Blenheim southwest of Opladen, north of Leverkusen, 7 November, 1939, while serving in Stab III/JG-26. His 4th, a Hurricane at Overijsche, SE of Brussels on 15 May, 1940. His 5th victory, a Spitfire west of Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940. His 10th, a Hurricane 15 km NE of Dover on 28 July, 1940. Shot down Peter Waghorn 261 Sqd during attack on Malta. One known early Soviet victory, two Pe-2s on 3 August, 1942 in a Bf 109F. A MiG-3 on 9 August, 1942. 11 victories in the Desert. He was also known to fly AC Bf 109E-7 "White 12" in 7 Staffel. He force landed a Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10725 10 December, 1942, after aerial combat with RCAF P-40s, piloted by F/L r.r. Smith & F/Sgt C.L. Shaver of 112 So., NW of Agheila. EL 5/7/41. Benito Mussolini conferred the Italian Gold Medal for Bravery (Medagalia d Oro) on 7 May, 1941, to Müncheberg for his 1941 Mediterranean service. He, Schöpfel and Galland were the first three Knights Cross winners in JG-26. Nickname: "Jochen". Photos
1672 Mündel, HansFwN.A.St. 1/31 (Reich Def)Fw 189A-2 Werk # 125116 (lost 2/17/45) Night Observer Operational Clasp MIA 17 February, 1945 southeast of Gross Strehlitz due to flak. Two unnamed crew; one MIA, the other WIA. Obs Loss List
1673 Munz, Johannes "Hans"Oblt7/9/1912 12/JG-1 (10/42), Stfkpt 1/JG-1 (5/43 Deelen) Bf 109F in 12 Staffel, Fw 190A-4 Werk # 145589 "White 2" (lost 5/21/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 21 May, 1943 in his A-4 during aerial combat with B-17s of the 306th BG. He was observered bailing over the North Sea, north of Ameland, by Burath, his comrade at München-Gladback. After refueling, Burath returned to look for Munz, his roommate, only to find a yellow raft in the high seas. On 27 June, 1943, his body washed up at Sylt. He was buried at Westerland Isle of Sylt, Blk II, Gr 31.
1674 Murr, GeorgOfw12/18/19153/KG-53 He 111H-16 Werk # 162376 "A1 + HL" (lost 1/3/45) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 3 Janury, 1945; while returning from an operation over England, their as crashed at farm "Harkaer" near Krusaa after striking a number of tree tops due to fog. The farm owners, Hansen family, helped Gnr Uffz Hans Heyn & R/O Fw Kurt Haenel, both seriously injured, from the wreckage. The Obs, Uffz Anton Büshsenschütz, although lightly injured and suffering from shock, exricated himself. The pilot and Mechanic, Fw Erwin Linhardt were buried in Flensburg Am Friedenshügel Cem. on 9 January, 1945 (Airwar over Denmark). Added: Murr bur Sec 29, Gr 80; Linhardt bur Sec 29, Gr 81 (D.Drury).
1675 Mütke, Hans GuidoOfhr3/25/1921Niesse17/NJG-4, EKdo 262, 3/JG-7 (11/44), 9/JG-7 (4/45 Fürstenfeldbruck)Bf 110, Me 262 "White 9", Me 262A-1a "Werk # 500071 "White 3 + I" (Interned 4/24/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Defected to Dübendorf Switzerland in "White 3" on 24 April, 1945 rather than face capture by the French, after running low on fuel. Featured on the History Channel. His "White 3" is on display at the Deutsche Museum in Munich. Jager Blatt 1/1997. Claimed to be the first to break the sound barrier on a 9 April, 1945 mission, during a steep dive. When he made his landing, he found his wings had buckeled and many rivets had popped. The claim is disputed. After the war, he was an airline pilot and a Dr, specializing in Aviation Medicine. Deceased 8 April, 2004. Boiten 1 victory.
1676 Nabel, HansFwI/KG-1 (Germany)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3430 (lost 2/28/43)Bomber Operational ClaspPilot and unnamed crew KIC 28 February, 1943; crashed in the Dresden-klotzsche area due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List).
1677 Nagel, HansLt1917Schleswig - Holstein4/JG-102, Rammtrager "Elbe" (3/45)Bf 109G & K EK 2 (Post?)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 April, 1945 after ramming a B-17 of 490BG. He then collided with a 2nd B-17, piloted by Lt Carrol Cagle. He died making an emergency landing in France. Buried in the village of Berhof. Source: Arno Rose & "the Last Battle of the Luftwaffe..
1678 Nauck, HansLt6/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 130867 "6G + DT" (lost 8/3/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. His Wk# 130867 reported lost 3 August, 1943 at Kromy due to enemy return fire, pilot returned, unnamed R/O KIA. Ju 87 Loss List. This Wk# was also reported as 113867, however the 130867 seems correct.
1679 Naumann, Johannes Hans 'Fokke'Maj10/11/1917Dresden348/JG-26, 9/JG-26 (8/40), 4/JG-26, Stafkpt 6 & 7/JG-26, Kdr II/JG-26(6/44), Kdr II/JG-6 (10/44), Kdr III/JG-7Bf 109E-7 "Red 1 + I" & F, Fw 190A-4 Werk # 57300 (15% Dam vs B-17s) in 6/JG-26, Fw 190A-6 "Yellow 1" w/ 6 Staffel, Fw 190A-7, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 730425 "Black 30" (6/323/44), Me 262A-1a RK(11/9/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43)
EP(6/25/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
7 Bombers. 350 combat missions. His 1st victory, a Spitfire (n.b.) at Folkestone on 12 August, 1940. A 2nd, a Spitfire 10 km SE of Southend on 3 September, 1940. A 3rd, a Hurricane W of Boulogne on 21 June, 1941. A 4th, a Spitfire on 3 July, 1941, no location. His 5th, a Spitfire on 21 August, 1941, no location. His 10th victory, a Spitfire northeast of Rue on 13 February, 1943. Another victory, B-17 # 41-24399 "Man O War" of 91BG, 323BS, flown by 2/Lt Keene C. Mc Cammon on 30 July, 1943. Eight were KIA, 2 POW. 34 victories in the West. One bomber was a twin engine Boston III RAF No. 88 Sqdrn on 26 July, 1943 while Stfkpt 6/JG-26. Shot down with leg injuries by British AA fire on 23 June, 1944. While bailing out, both legs struck the tailfin of his Fw 190A. He was replaced by Hptm Emil Lang. A double victory on 12 September, 1944; both P-38s in the Düren-Zülpich area. A P-38 E of Cologne on 4 October, 1944. 1938 member of JG-26 (formerly JG-234). Left JG-26 after being severly wounded on 23 June 1944 SSW of Caen. Led II/JG-6 on the Volkel airfield raid on 1 January, 1945. Deceased 22 March, 2010 Fürstenfelbruck (P. Bastin).
1680 Nauroschat, HansFwII/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5769 (lost 9/8/42)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA with two other unnamed crew 8 September, 1942 in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 4919 due to enemy fighter attack, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1681 Nedden, Hans GüntherMaj7/17/1913Bochum Stfkpt in KGr.z.b.V. 4 (9/38), 8/KG-55 (8/40), Stfkpt 10/KG-55 (3/41), Kdr I/KG-55 (1/43), Stab/Fl.Fü. Ostsee (Nord 9/44), Kdr III/LG-1 (4/45) He 111P Werk # 2813 "G1 + ES" (80% dam 8/30/40), He 111H (5/43) DK-G (2/24/44), EP (3/15/43), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge (8/30/40), Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 28 April, 1945 near Vicenza Italy, no further detail. He is buried in the German War Cem. at Costermano, Blk 2, Gr 550. Hptm Nedden was WIA 30 August, 1940 after attacking Liverpool, and force landed W of Sens, Yonne, France. Only one other crewman is known of the 8/40 incident; Lt Heinz Martin Wronski (Injured) (D.Drury). Added: Remaining 8/30/40 crew (dispo unk): Oblt Hünerbein, Uffz Schlosser, Uffz Siebers and Ogefr Walpert (absa3945).
1682 Nedela, WernerOblt7/8/1913BerlinFAGr.-5Ju 290A-3 Werk # Werk # 161 "9V + DK" (lost 12/26/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 26 December, 1943; hit an obstruction at Pyrenäen (Pyrenees), killing his co-pilot, Lt Hans Fliege; Observer Hptm Richard Schmoll and eight remaining unnamed crewmen/passengers. Obs Loss List. Added: The ac crashed into Mount Aizalegi, near Lesaca, Navarre, Spain, killing the entire crew. The crew are buried in the German War Cem, Berneuil, France, Blk 6: Nedela Row 16, Gr 730; Fliege Row 17, Gr 750 and Schmoll Row 17 Gr 754. Remaining crew: Uffz Alfred Gudde, Nav, Row 17, Gr 757; Fw Aloysius Rekerdress (or Rekersdress), R/O 1, burial loc unk; Uffz Oskar Matt, R/O 2, Row 17, Gr 755; Fw Adolf Widra, Flt Engr, Row 17, Gr 758; Uffz Franz Margowski, Gnr 1, Row 17, Gr 751; Uffz Gerhard Schramm, Gnr 2, Row 17, Gr 756 and Uffz Valentin Sobotzki, Gnr 3, Row 17, Gr 752 (D.Drury).
1683 Neelmeyer, HansOfwIII/LG-1Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1684 Neff, Hans EkkehardLtJG-7 or JV-44Me 262
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His autograph found on a Me 262 signed print online.
1685 Nehaus, HansUffzFlugzeug Führer Schule B-34 (FFS B-34) (Kastrup)Ju 52/3mPilot BadgeInjured in a training crash on 20 October, 1943. The training AC made an emergency landing in a field near Frederiks Denmark with its center engine onfire. All the airmen were injured to some extent. For further details, see Instructor Pilot Ofw Frans Rost. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1686 Neher, Hans JosefLt9/19/1920Annweiler6/KG-30 (S.U.) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1364 "4D + CP" (lost 12/24/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 24 December, 1941, cause not reported. Added: His ac was sd by a Soviet fighter, piloted by Gerasim Grigorjew Afanasjewitsch, and crashed at Nedelnoje, Kaluga Oblast, Russia. Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Martin Kohzer, Obs; Ogefr Paul Pesel, R/O and Gefr Willi Michalski, Gnr. VDK matches found for all except the pilot, confirming they are MIA (D.Drury).
1687 Nehls, Heinz Otto (or Hans Otto) Fw1 III/JG-300 (8/44 Mortitz, 1/45 Lüben) Bf 109G-14/AS "Green 7" (lost 8/29/44), Bf 109G-10 "Green 16" (1/24/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 29 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51. He bailed safely with minor burns near Ujezd, and the ac crashed between Slopne and Lipova, CZ. One known victory, a B-17 (e.V. with help) at Brunn 29 August, 1944.
1688 Neidhold, HansUffzI/LG-1 (10/40 Gesprach)Ju 88Bomber Operational ClaspPhoto online (falkeeins-blogspot).
1689 Neuenfeldt, DetlefUffzKette Stavanger/Wekusta 1/Ob.d.L.(Sola)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1197 "D7 + DH (lost 12/9/43) Meteorological Operational Clasp MIA 9 December, 1943; no information other than the loss of the AC and the MIA crew. Remaining crew (all MIA): Reg.Rat.Hans Jürgen Pfennigschmidt, Observer; Gefr Heinrich Udovic, R/O and Fw Herbert Banz, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Neuenfeld.
1690 Neuhaus, Hans GerdUnk EMFormer Night Fighter pilot, 7(Sturm)/JG-4 (2/45 Neuhausen)Ju 88, Bf 110 in NF unit, Fw 190A-8/R8 Werk # Unk "Yellow 8" (2/45)Assault Operational Clasp A Reich Defense pilot, he flew missions protecting Cottbus and the surrounding region against the advancing Soviets.
1691 Neumann, HansHptm6/29/1916Stfkpt 3/StG-77 (6/41), Kdr II/StG-3 (8/43)Ju 87B & D
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/13/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
1692 Neumann, HansLt15/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360067 "F8 + CZ" (lost 5/15/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 15 May, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1693 Neumayer, Johannes "Hans"Hptm6/5/1915Haugschlag, Au.153/JG-51 (3/43 S.U.), Stffüh 10/JG-27 (4/44 France), Kdr I/JG-27 (12/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163394 (lost 6/12/44), Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330304 (lost 12/11/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 December, 1944 during aerial combat with P-47s SE of Rheine. WIA 12 June, 1944 during aerial combat over the Invasion Front. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-5 on 23 March, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 15 April, 1943. An Il-2 on 17 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 6 May, 1943. a Soviet Pe-2 on 5 June, 1943. An Il-2 on 7 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a Yak-1 on 13 July, 1943. One known western victory, his 10th, a B-24 at Otosc Croatia on 2 April, 1944. His 11th, a P-38 10 km W of Wiener Neustadt on 12 April, 1944. His 12th, a B-24 SE of Kostainika on 10 May, 1944. His 15th, an Auster III at Kleinhau on 3 December, 1944.
1694 Neuner, HansUffz1/28/1920Bayreuth3/NJG-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5542 "G9 + AL" (lost 8/18/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 18 August, 1943; hit by enemy fire when intercepting a bomber formation, the AC was hit and crashed in Aubel, 20 km north of Verviers Belgium. Neuner burried Lommel, Block 21, Grave 154 (Rosseels & Bf 110 Loss List). His R/O-Gunner, Uffz Ludolf Mielmann was also killed. Note: the R/Os given name is Ludolf, as it appears on his grave marker.
Lommel, Belgium
1695 Neuwirth, JohannOgefr11/16/19238/JG-104 (Roth)Bf 109G (lost 2/25/45)Pilot BadgeKIC 25 February, 1945; crashed at Jahrsdorf by Hilpoltstein, cause unknown. He is buried in the Cemetery at Roth, Grave 42. Source: Fritz Braun. Only my speculation, the cause may have been weather or he may have collided with squadron mate Uffz Hans Josef Wenser, KIC same date, buried in Grave 43, next to each other.
1696 Newald, KurtLt2/KGr.-126He 111H-3 Werk # 5709 "1T + lk" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 16/17 October, 1940 after being shot down by a Defiant Nightfighter of RAF No. 264 Sq., piloted by F/O Frederick D.Hughes, Gnr Sgt F. Gash, crashing at Hutton, near Brentwood, Essex, England. Remaining crew: Uffz Konrad Gläser, Observer (KIA); Gefr Hans Joachim Granetz, R/O (POW) and Gefr Hans Twrdik, Gunner (KIA). Added: AC detail provided by 12 O'clock Forum. The two deceased are buried at CC, Uffz Gläser CC/1/11/445; Gefr Twrdik CC/1/10/363 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1697 Neymeyr, KonradLtUnk UnitBV Flying Boat (lost 11/25/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 28 November, 1940; while on a recon mission, searching for Allied shipping, the ac developed engine trouble and was set down at Innishvicillan, Blasket Is, Co. Kerry, and destroyed my MG fire by the crew. The crew survived for three days on the uninhabited island before setting out for Great Blasket Is. and picked up by a fishing boat. After being interrogated, they were sent to Curragh Prison Camp on 1 December, 1940. Remaining crew (all uninjured and POW): Uffz Hans Biegel, Uffz Wilhelm Krupp, Fw Erwin Sack and Fw Ernst Kalkowski. Source: www.curragh.info
1698 Niebel, RudolfOfw6/14/1914Rottreich1/Flieger Erg.Gr (zur See) Kamp (Copenhagen)BV 138C Werk # 0126 "DF + NF" (lost at Sea)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 12 October, 1942 during a training exercise, when his AC crashed into the sea off the coast of Sweden due to engine trouble. He was recovered in the Oresund on 2 November, 1942 and buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery in Denmark. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinrich Schubert, Mech (born 5/4/1921 Trebnitz). His body washed ashore at Lundakrabugten Bay Sweden on 21 November, 1942 and he was buried at Hofterup Cemetery. After the war he was buried at Helsingborg Cemetery,Sweden; Uffz Hans Kaiser, a Pilot (born 2/5/1919 Bingen/Hessen, Buried in Denmark), Uffz Albert Essig, a Pilot (born 8/8/1920 Oberstein/Koblenz, Buried in Denmark) and Uffz Walter Wulf, R/O (born 4/10/1922 Stockum/Unna, Buried in Denmark). Source: B.Widfeldt & Air War over Denmark.
1699 Niebelschütz, Hans Wolfgang vonHptm115/NJG-4 (9/42), 5/NJG-5 (9/43), Kdr IV/NJG-5 (9/43), Kdr I/NJG-2 (1/44)Ju 88C & R in NJG-2, Bf 110 in IV/NJG-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2/3 January, 1944 after being shot down by flak, crashing at Engelsdorf, near Leipzig (Boiten). One known victory, perhaps his 1st, a "4 Mot" southeast of Chalons on 20 September, 1942. Another, a Lancaster 6 km S of Calamuer on 9 July, 1943. A 2nd Lancaster NE of Vautenerre on 8 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Lancaster at Labuissiere on 13 August, 1943. A 4th, a Lancaster 45 km W of Guernsey on 14 August, 1943. Two victories on 6 September, 1943, both Stirlings at Mannheim. A Lancaster over Hannover on 9 October, 1943. A 9th, a Halifax 500 m E of Kassel on 22 October, 1943.
1700 Niederhöfer, Johann "Hans"Ofw165/JG-27 (4/41Yugo), III/JG-27 (10/43)Bf 109E (4/41), Bf 109F & G (Trop.), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140044 (lost 10/28/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
All victories in the Desert. One known victory, a P-40 east of Bir Hacheim on 22 November, 1941. A Hurricane of RAF No. 274 Sq. at El Duda on 1 December, 1941. Another Hurricane of RAF NO. 238 Sq. over Tobruk on 9 December, 1941. A P-40 west of Tobruk on 19 March, 1942. Another P-40 south of Bomba-Bucht on 27 March, 1942. A P-40 in the Sidi Mansur-Bir Habex area on 11 April, 1942. A Hurricane of SAAF No. 40 Sq., piloted by Lt van der Riet, near Bir Hacheim on 5 June, 1942. Later that same day, he downed a British bomber escort in the same area. A Hurricane S of Alamein on 30 August, 1942. Shot down & made a successful force landing in Axis on 31 August, 1942. Injured in a crash 28 October, 1943, north of Insel Harki. Bowers/Lednicer, 12 victories.

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