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1701 Bertram, Carl TheodorOgefr8/JG-126 Neumünster)Bf 109D Werk # 461 "Red 5" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 26 October, 1939 after overturning during an emergency landing in a field owned by Hermann Poulsen, at Kragelund Denmark. He had encounter fog, and running low on fuel decided to land. He hit barbed wire and overturned, being trapped inside. Danish civilians freed Bertram who was uninjured. He was interned in Denmark until the German occupation on 9 April, 1940. He may be one of the other Bertrams already recorded, after his release, with no Given name known. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1702 Bertram, GerhardFw12/JG-54 (2/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 3 February, 1944.
1703 Bertram, Gerhard Heribert?Lt3/2/192219/JG-77 (Med) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18156 "Yellow 13" (lost 7/30/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 30 July, 1943 during aerial combat SE of Alghero Sardinia. His 1st victory, a P-40, 20 km south of Sassari, Sicily, 30 July, 1943. The Bf 109 Loss List identified him as Heribert. Added: Declared MIA 1 August, 1944 (LOCS).
1704 Bertram, GüntherOblt11/2/192035 KG-4, NJSchwarm Kdo-Ost, 4/NJG-100 (5/44 S.U.), 3/NJG-100 (4/45) He 111H, Ju 88C-6s in 4/NJG-100, Ju 88A-4 "8V + CH" in NJSch, , Do 217N, & Fw 189A , Ju 88G-6 "W7 + AM" (lost 4/30/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
AC "W7 + AM" lost 30 April, 1945 at Lübeck-Blankensee, no further detail (A. Rosseels). His first known victories, four Soviets the night of 8-9 May, 1944; three PS-84s and a Boston III. A 2nd, a PS-84 the night of I July, 1944. A DB-3F SW of Kobrin the night of 9-10 July, 1944. Two PS-84s at Tomashov the night of 14-15 July, 1944. A Soviet Boston the night of 20-21 July, 1944. An Il-4 and a Boston the night of 23-24 August, 1944. A DB-3F the night of 20-21 September, 1944. Magnus Report. Bowers/Lednicer, 35 victories.
1705 Bertram, GüntherUffz53/JG-54 (2/44 S.U.)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 3 February, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 8 May, 1944. A 3rd, an Il-2 S of Ostrov on 17 July, 1944. A 4th, a Pe-2 on 14 September, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 on 16 September, 1944. Magnus Report, 8 victories.
1706 Bertram, Gustav OttoOblt7/9/19105/KG-26He 111H-3 Werk # 6903 "1H + JN" (lost 9/11/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 11 September, 1940 when his ac was attacked by fighters and ditched into the English Channel off Hastings, Sussex. THree were rescued by a fishing boat, and captured, while a fourth was killed. Remaining crew: Ofw Ferdinand Kramer, Obs (KIA); Gefr Gustav Schröder (or Schröter), R/O (POW) and Gefr Rudol Endrich (or Entrich), Flt Engr (POW) (D.Drury).
1707 Bertram, Hans H.Oblt4/27/1918EssenGrp Adj I/JG-27 (Channel) Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6123 (lost 8/30/40), Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3763 (lost 9/30/40) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 30 September, 1940 in aerial combat over Sussex. Crashed at Nettlefold Field, Nutley, Sussex. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Gr 18 (M.Croft). Shot down 30 August, 1940 over the Thames and his E-1 crashed into the Channel, pilot rescued. Brother to Otto and Karl of NJG-1.
Cannock Chase
1708 Bertram, Hans WilhelmHptm5/17/1918Breitenhof5/Bo.Fl.Gr.-196 (2/38), 2/Ku.Fl.Gr.-406 (39), 11/KG-6 (8/42), Stfkpt 3/KG(J)-6 (1/45) He 60 & Ar 196 in 196, He 115 in 406, Ju 88, Ju 188A-2 "3E + FK" (dam 8/21/44, injured crash landing near Nivelles), Bf 109G & Me 262A

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/21/44)
Bomber Operational Clasp
Bertram injured 21 August, 1944, crash landing near Nivelles, the remaining unnamed crew uninjured, the cause not reported. 169 combat missions.
1709 Bertram, HelmutMaj2/3/1907Stfkpt 5/Bo.Fl.Gr-196, Kdr II/KG-26 (1/41)He 111H-5 Werk # 3848 "1H + GM" (lost 1/18/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 18 January, 1941 when he was serving as a crewmember (Obs?) in an ac piloted by Lt Hans Folter. They ran out of fuel during a raid on the Suez Canal, and made a force landing in the desert west of Tobruk. The German crew were captured by the British (D.Drury).
1710 Bertram, HerbertOblt3/25/1915BerlinI/KG-200 (Finow)UnkBomber Operational ClaspKIA 12 March, 1945 near Parndorf Austria, no further detail. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Kurt Lisker, Uffz Hans Ott and Ofw Werner Neumeister. All four deceased are buried in the War Cem. at Mattersburg Austria, in Blk 1, Row 10, Graves 226 & 227. Oblt Bertram is presumed to be the pilot due to lack of crew position detail (D.Drury).
1711 Bertram, HerbertLt5/SG-4Fw 190F-8 Werk # Unk (lost 5/21/44)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 21 May, 1944; sd by Spitfires near Cassino (LOCS).
1712 Bertram, HermannOblt23/JG-300 (9/43)Bf 109G-6
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, an "unidentified" AC 20 km NW of Bremen on 22 September, 1943. A 2nd, a "4 mot" 35 km N of Kassel on 22 October, 1943.
1713 Bertram, KarlUffz7/NJG-1Bf 110D Werk # 3356 (lost 10/28/40)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 October, 1940 when he crashed in Schleswig-Holstein, west of Kiel, following an engagement with a British bomber. A brother of Hans and Otto. His Gunner, Ofw Kurt Lorenz was also KIA (Bf 110 Loss List).
1714 Bertram, Karl FriedrichMaj2/24/191410Grp Adj I/JG-3 (5/42 S.U.), Stab/1 Jagddiv ('44)Bf 109F-4 Werk # Unk (lost 7/4/42) EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 July, 1942; severely wounded during aerial combat in the vicinity of Malyschowo, SW of Voronezh; force landed at Kharkov-Rogan. His leg had to be amputated weeks later (Magnus Report & LOCS). His first known Soviet victory, an R-5 on 12 May, 1942. His 2nd, an R-5 on 13 May, 1942. His 3rd, a MiG-1 NW of Molotowo on 19 May, 1942. His 4th on 26 May, 1942. His 5th, an R-5 on 3 June, 1942. His 6th, a LaGG-3 on 23 June, 1942. A 7th, may have been "unconfirmed", an Il-2 on 23 June, 1942. His 7th per OKL Claims, an Il-2 on 28 June, 1942. His 8th, an Il-2 on 2 July, 1942. His 9th & 10, both Bostons on 3 July, 1942.
1715 Bertram, LudwigUffz510/JG-11 (Grove De. 2/44), Stab/JG-11 (9/44 Wunstorf), 1/JG-11 (4/45)Fw 190A (50% dam 2/44), Fw 190A-7 "White 11" (early 44 Aalborg-Ost), Bf 109G-6/AS Werk # 463146 "Black 5" (lost 9/23/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bertram belly landed an Fw 190A at Jyllarup Denmark after attacking American bombers on 25 February, 1944, cause not given (Source: Air War over Denmark). Bertram was shot down on 23 September, 1944 in "Black 5" by a P-47 of 353FG by Laag-Keppel Netherlands. One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 at Caen on 27 June, 1944. His 2nd, a P-47 N of Nijmegen on 23 September, 1944. His 3rd, a Boston on 16 April, 1945. His 4th, a Yak-3 on 17 April, 1945. His 5th, a Yak-3 on 18 April, 1945. Magnus Report.
1716 Bertram, Otto 'Otsch'Maj4/30/1916Wilhelmshaven131.J/88 Legion Condor, 1/JG-2, Kdr III/JG-2 (repl. Mix), Kdr I/JG-105, Kdr I/JG-6 (5/45)Bf 109E-3 Werk # 677 "White 1" (dam 5/19/40; bent landing gear on landing at Cambrai), Bf 109F
Spanish Cross-Br
Croat.Pilot Wing

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Ftr. Oper.Clasp in Silver
Plus 8 victories in Spain. Channel pilot. About 100 combat missions. His first victory, a Curtiss Hawk at St Avold on 20 April, 1940. A 2nd, a Morane 406 at Bouillon, 10 km east of Sedan, 14 May, 1940, while in 1/JG-2. A 3rd & 4th, both Hurricanes at Cambrai on 19 May, 1940. A 5th, a Bloch 150 at Reims on 3 June, 1940. A 6th & 7th, a Spitfire at New Romney and another at Eastchurch on 2 September, 1940. An 8th & 9th, both Hurricanes at Folkestone/London on 4 September, 1940. Nos.9 & 10, both Spitfires S of Canterbury on 5 September, 1940. His 11th, a Hurricane SW of Dover on 6 September, 1940. His last two, Nos.12 & 13, both Blenheims 20 km N of Le Harve on 9 October, 1940. Removed from action as a "last son" after brothers Hans and Karl, both fighter pilots, had died over England. He was used in staff and instructor capacities to the end of the war. Kdr I/JG-105 in February, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 29 victories including 9 in Spain. Deceased 8 February, 1987.
1717 Bertuzzi, IrnerioHptmItaly, Regia Aeronautica ItalianaKdr 238 Sq (11/40), Kdr 208 Sq (3/41), Kdr 2a Sq/Gruppo "Buscaglia" (7/44 Lonate Pozzolo)Ju 87R in 238 Sq., SM.79, SM.84Bomber Operational ClaspNeulen
1718 Beruwka, HansFw3/Schl.G-1 (S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6392 "Yellow M" (lost 8/24/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 24 August, 1942 at Faslow, cause unknown.
1719 Berwanger, EduardLt35/JG-53Bf 109E-4
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 August, 1940 during aerial combat north of Cherbourg with Spitfires of RAF No. 234 Sq. at Middle Wallop, near Portsmouth. He crashed into the Channel off Cherbourg. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim east of Calais, 27 May, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, both Spitfires, one N of Portland, the other S of Portland, on 13 August, 1940.
1720 Berzimeier, WilhelmUffzStab/StG-77Ju 87D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1721 Besebeck, KarlFwII/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2135 "??" (lost 11/9/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA with two other unnamed crew 9 November, 1940; collided with Ju 88 Wk# 2201 (crew unknown; two were killed, ac destroyed) at Orly, one other crew injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
1722 Besekau, HelmutOblt5/28/1917Brettin1 Stab I/JG-51 (7/43 S.U.), Stab III/JG-51 (7/44 S.U.), Stfkpt 8/JG-51 (10/44), 10/JG-51 (12/44 Insterburg) Bf 109G-14 Werk # Unk (lost 12/30/44) EK 1 & 2,
EP (4/2/42), Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 30 December, 1944 near Schrötersheim (now Podgorowka, Russia), cause unknown. His remains have not been transferred to a military cemetery, and he is commemorated in the War Cem at Cernjachovsk (Chernyakhovsk) Russia (D.Drury). His first known victory, a Soviet MiG-3 on 8 July, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 shared with Hptm Eichel-Streiber on 30 July, 1944. Alternate spelling: Besckau (OKL the shared victory spelling). The VDK names him "Helmuth".
1723 Besemüller, WalterUffzIV/JG-300Bf 109G-14 (lost 2/1/45 at the Altenow airfield)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
1724 Besen, KarlOfhr1/31/1923Erg/JG-2, 10/JG-2 (3/45 Ettinghausen)Fw 190A, Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600770 (10% dam; emerg land 2/28/45), Fw 190D-9 (lost 3/23/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Uninjured 23 March, 1945 after being hit by flak and making a force landing at Astheim. Shot down with wounds 28 February, 1945 near Bad Nauheim. Survived the war. Deceased 15 June, 1997. Jager Blatt article.
1725 Besenbruch, Peter Uffz4/15/19216/JG-53 (Kirrlach- Wiesenthal)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 461316 "Yellow 4 + -" (lost 10/29/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 October, 1944 during aerial combat on an intercept mission with a P-51 of 354FG near Langenbrücken, crashing at Kislau/Mingolsheim. Source: Klaus Deschner. Buried Bruchsal.
1726 Besgen, EgonLt2/18/192315/JG-1Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2291 (or 7201) "Black 10" (lost 5/27/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 May, 1943 in aerial combat with a Norwegian Spitfire "BS 466" of RAF No. 331 Sq., piloted by Lt Kurt Bache, SSE of Eekloo, Be.. Buried Lommel, Block 32 Gr 79. His 1st victory (and only), a Ventura, was achieved on 3 May, 1943, over Haarlem.
Lommel, Belgium
1727 Besse, WilhelmOfwIII/TG-5Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1728 Besser, H.Lt4/KG-6 (France)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 550559 "3E + AM" (lost 3/25/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 25 March, 1944 due to flak, three others POA, all unnamed.
1729 Besser, Horst vonOblt2(K)/88 (Spain), 8/KG-26 (4/40)He 111H-4 "1H + LS" (dam 4/9/40), He 111H Werk # Unk (lost 8/15/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 15 August, 1940. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Franz Brehm, Observer, Uffz Alfons Rehm, wireless operator, Uffz Eberhard Hofmann, mechanic and Uffz Franz Reichert, gunner. Added: Shot down over the North Sea in the vicinity of Newcastle UK, no further detail (LOCS).
1730 Beste, Walter (name is Best, see Search Tips for explanation)Ogefr11/KG-30 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0200 "4D + FV" (lost 5/1/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 May, 1942 after failing to return from a mission against the northeast sector of England. RAF Beaufighters of No. 406 Sq. were known to be operating in this area at this time.
1731 Bester, WilhelmUffz15/JG-54 (S.U.)Fw 190A-4 Werk# (14)5798 "Black 3" (lost 8/28/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 28 August, 1943 during aerial combat near Besgodkowo. His one known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 26 August, 1943, two days before he was reported MIA.
1732 Beth, ArthurFw167/JG-5 (2/43 S.U.), 8/JG-5 (Finland)Bf 109E-7 "Yellow 14 + I" in 8 StaffelEP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 3 January, 1944. His first known victory, a Soviet Hurricane on 25 February, 1943. A 2nd, a P-39 on 23 May, 1943. A 3rd, a Hurricane IIc on 22 June, 1943. Nos 4 & 5, an Il-2 and a Hampden on 4 July, 1943. Four P-39s in the Eina-Guba area on 18 August, 1943. Nos. 10 & 11, two Il-2s SW of Petsamo on 25 November, 1943.
1733 Bethe, W.Uffz8/KG-30 (5/40 Marx)Ju 88A-2 Werk # Unk "4D + ?S" (lost 5/26/40)Bomber Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed at Amsterdam (Rijk) Holland on 26 May, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Crashed after takeoffkilling all four crew, buried at Ysselsteyn. Pilot Uffz Bethe buried CW-12-277. Remaining crew: Gefr J.Lippitsch, Obs (bur CW-11-252); Ogefr L.Burk, R/O (bur CW-12-278) and Uffz G.Dujardin, Gnr (bur CW-11-251) (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
1734 Bethel,Lt1II/NJG-2 (6/42)Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Stirling I of RAF No. 149 Sq. at Wons (Friesland), 7 km WNW of Bolsward Holland, the night of 29-30 June, 1942 (Chorley; "RAF Bomber Command Losses, 1942").
1735 Bethge, WolfgangHptm8/30/1912StuttgartStfkpt 3/KGr-100 (6/41), Stfkpt 1/LG-1 ('43), Stfkpt 6/LG-1 (10/43), 10/NJG-3 (10/44)Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620391 "D5 + DF" (lost 10/26/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/14/42)

EP (11/3/41), EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC the night of 25/26 October, 1944; crashed at Flughafen Marx due to motor problems during a ferrying flight. Remaining crew (disp unk): Ofw Lotalla, Uffz Gennart and Ofw Benk. Source: M. Balss & LOCS.
1736 Bethke, Hans EberhardOblt51/JG-52 (6/41), 3/JG-52 (6/41), Stab I/JG-52 (3/43 S.U.)Bf 109F-1 Werk # 8942 "PB + SU" (lost 6/28/41), Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Stirling at Map Quadrant 34/4 on 28 June, 1941. He was rescued after crashing his 109F-1 on this same day into the North Sea north of Schiermonnikoog Holland, as a result of his combat with the Sterling. A 2nd, a Soviet U-2 on 10 March, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 11 March, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-3 on 29 March, 1943. His given name has also been stated as Hans Reinhard.
1737 Bethke, HeinzFwLuftverkehrs.St. RangsdorfBf 109?
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/13/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp (?). Industrial Staffel?
DK-G Awards List
1738 Bethke, SiegfriedOblt12Stfkpt 2/JG-2 (5/40; 2/42 Haamstede Holland)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8312 "Black 1" (2/42) EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Began his Luftwaffe career in 1935. One known victory, his 1st, a Morane 406 east of Sedan, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Blenheim at St. Quentin, 25 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Calais, 26 May, 1940. His 4th, a DB-7 southwest of Amiens, 31 May, 1940. Another, a Wellington on 24 July, 1940, no location. A 6th & 7th, two Hurricanes SE of Portland on 11 August, 1940. An 8th, a Hurricane on the eastend of London on 7 September, 1940. His 9th, a Blenheim at "Blakborn-Perth on 7 October, 1940. A 10th, a Hurricane over the Isle of Wight on 15 October, 1940. A Wellington on 24 July, 1941, no location. OKL referred to this victory as No.10?? 10 victories after the Battle of Britain. A serious accident halted his combat duties. Magnus Report, 12 victories.
1739 Bethmann, HermannOfw1(F)/33 (Atlantic)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1711 "8H + NH" (lost 10/30/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew from 3(F)/122 30 October, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1740 Betke, SiegfriedHptm3/8/1917LenzenIV/KG-77 (1/42), 9/KG-77 (5/42), 3/KG-77 (1/43 Med), Stfkpt 9/KG-26 (4/44)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140462 "??" (lost 1/15/43), Ju 88A-17 in KG-26

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 5 June, 1942 (Heinrich Breuer). WIA with unnamed crew 15 January, 1943 during an enemy fighter attack, emergency landing at Tunis (Ju 88 Loss List). 190 combat missions. Deceased 20 December, 1988, Cochem.
1741 Betsch, WillyUffz10/JG-53 (12/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464294 "White 10 + I" (lost 12/12/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 December, 1944 during aerial combat with enemy fighters at Dannheim.
1742 Bett, HeinzUffzI/StG-5Ju 87R-4 Werk # 6228 "L1 + AL" (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 12 May, 1942; crashed after takeoff at Alakurtti on an operation, cause unknown. His R/O, Uffz Andreas Lang, was also killed. Source: SIG Norway.
1743 Bettaque, RolfI/NJG-1 (8/42 to 9/44)Bf 110(all moderls), Hs 219A & Me 410ANight Fighter Operational ClaspFlugbuch.
1744 Bettenhausen, HeinzUffz9/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2799 "T6 + AT" (lost 2/17/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 17 February, 1943 at Kharkow, cause unknown. Ju 87 Loss List
1745 Betthis,Ogefr14/SG-4 (7/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-9 at Panerwisch on 26 July, 1944.
1746 Bettin, ErichOfw4(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Vaernes)Ju 88A-17 Werk # 550951 "1H + AM" (lost 2/7/45)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 7 February, 1945, cause unknown, location; Norwegian Sea (Ju 88 Loss List).
1747 Bettram, FriedrichHptmStab/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7194 (10% dam 7/4/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 July, 1942 after being attacked by enemy fighters near Junewka.
1748 Betz, FritzUffzIII/SKG-10 (Channel)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 6016 "VF + NL" (lost 5/10/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 10 May, 1943, cause and location not reported.
1749 Betz, KarlUffz10/JG-6 (1/45 Bissel) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490719 "Black 12" (lost 1/1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 1 January, 1945 during the attack on Volkel airfield in Holland. He crashed his G-10 at Dorshout, northwest of Veghel Holland (DeSwart). Added: He was sd by a Spitfire of No.401 Sq., buried Ysselsteyn AV-2-30 Manho/Pulz publ.).
Ysselstein, Holland
1750 Betz, KlausUffz9/JG-5Bf 109F-4 Werk# 7108 "NE + ML" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 10 November, 1942 during a delivery flight; Rovianemi-Petsamo (Tshiengalasjärvi). Mombeek MIA List. Jager Blatt 4/2000 article states that his remains were located by Finnish authorities on 16 July, 1991, 6 km east of an emergency landing field between Poti and Petsamo. It also states that the Soviet report of his finding on 3 August, 1949 "were improbable".
1751 Betz, LudwigFw5/ZG-1Bf 110C-4 Werk # 2130 "S9 + TK" (lost 8/5/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 5 August, 1942 near Amawir Russia due to flak. His unnamed gunner also KIA. Bf 110 Loss List
1752 Betz, OttoFw8/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 13111 "Black 4 + I" (lost 8/2/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 2 August, 1942; Unknown reason, area of Kalatsch. Mombeek MIA List.
1753 Betz, WolfgangLt2/JG-77 (joined 7/43 Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160404 "Red 15" (70% dam 11/12/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash landing at Lago Bracciano due to engine damage on 12 November, 1943. He was transferred into the Ferry unit, unfit for further frontline service. Subsequently, on 10 July, 1944, he crashed another 109 near Frankfurt am Oder. The AC was destroyed, and he was injured for a second time, and would not fly again before the end of the war.
1754 Betzold, JohannUffz9/SG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 110808 "S2 + FT" (lost 10/17/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 17 October, 1943 at Pljashi due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
1755 Beubler, GüntherLt3/2/19232/KG-66 (Channel)Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260175 "Z6 + GK" (lost 10/2/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 2 October, 1943, failing to return from a mine-laying operation off the Humber. The Ju 188 was believed to have crashed in the sea on a mud bank, half mile off Spurn Head lighthouse, Yorkshire, Map Quad. 0453, while taking evasive action, but from what is not known. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Heinz Urban, geb 12/20/1920,Observer, Uffz Albert Fischer, geb 11/13/1920,wireless operator and Uffz Erwin Parsch, geb 9/21/1919, Gunner. Parusch and Urban are buried in Hull North Cemetery. Lt Beubler also buried at Hull, Section 202, Grave 82 and Uffz Fischer buried nearby in Section 202, Grave 83 (Joe Potter Grave Search).
1756 Beuchel, WalterFw15(Sturm)/JG-300 (1/45 Schönfeld)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173859 (lost 2/14/45), 2nd A-8 lost 3/10/45 no loc.
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 14 February, 1945 in the Sachsen area, cause unknown. Must have returned to have lost a 2nd A-8 in March! One known victory, a B-17 in the Artern area, W of Leipzig, on 7 October, 1944.
1757 Beuckendorf,II/SG-1 (7/44)Fw 190A, Fw 190E-8Assault Operational ClaspMentioned in a Jager Blatt article as a comrade of G. Pallat.
1758 Beudel, ErichLt1/18/19171/ Erprobungs Gruppe-210 (7/40 to 8/40 Channel)Bf 110C-6 "S9 + RH" (dam 7/29/40), Bf 110C-6 "S9 + TH" (lost 8/15/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 15 August, 1940. Flugbuch. Shot down by F/L S.D.P. Connors and Sgt T.Y. Wallace of RAF No. 111 Sq. during an attack on Croydon airdrome. The AC crashed at Broadbride Farm, Smallfield, Horley, Surrey, England, with the crew onboard. His R/O was Ogefr Otto Jordan, also KIA. Both are buried CC, Blk 1; Beudel Gr 239, Jordan Gr 240. His "S9 + RH" was damaged earlier during combat with fighters of No. 151 Sq. on 29 July, 1940, wounding his R/O Ogefr Heinrich Diemer (Bf 110 Loss List).
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Beudel's 110 in pieces

Cannock Chase
1759 Beuer, HermannUffzVJ/88 (8/36 Spain) Experimental Staffel, Condor LegionJu 87A-0 Werk # 29-1
Spanish Cross
Source: Weal-Osprey
1760 Beuker, Friedrich "Fritz"Ofw4/19/1913Wilsum4(F)/122 (Schiphol) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0404 "F6 + BM" (lost 3/8/41) Observer Operational Clasp KIA with his Observer Lt Gustav Neumann (geb 3/11/1909, Kiel) and two other unnamed crew, crashing off Skegness 8 March, 1941 after being attacked by Spitfires of No. 266 Sq (P/O Frederick P. Ferris (KIA) & Sgt John Edward van Schaick). Source: Ju 88 Loss List. Added: Remaining crew (KIA): Lt Gustav Neumann, Obs; Uffz Alfons Schuler, R/O and Uffz Karl Lessmöllmann, Flt Engr. With the exception of Uffz Lessmöllmann, the deceased are commemorated on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial. Uffz Lessmöllmann is buried in Great Bircham (St.Mary Churchyard, Blk 2, Row 1, Gr 3. His body was recovered 27 April, 1941 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Benker.
1761 Beulich, ErichOfw102/JG-5 (5/42), 7/JG-5 (6/43 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk# 14805 "White 14" (lost 9/14/43)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 September, 1943; Aerial combat east of Kiberg, Map Quadrant 37 Ost/0175. He crashed into the sea from 4000 meters. His first known victory, a Beaufort 10 km southwest of Stavanger airfield on 17 May, 1942, a Fw at the time. Two Soviet Hurricane IIcs and a P-39 on 22 June, 1943. A 5th, a P-39 on 23 June, 1943. A 6th thru 9th, an Il-2, a Pe-2 and two Hampdens on 4 July, 1943. Alternate spelling: Beulisch. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
1762 Beultzingslöwen, Karl vonUffz5(F)/123 (Channel)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 14774 "Black 1 + -" (lost 6/27/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 27 June, 1943, cause and location not reported.
1763 Beumer, RichardOfwI/KG-40Fw 200C-2 Werk # 0015 "F8 + KH" (lost 8/20/40)Bomber Operational ClaspInterned 20 August, 1940 after his ac crashed on Faha Ridge, Mount Brandon, County Kerry due to foul weather. Remaining crew (all interned at Camp Curragh, County Cork): Reg.Rat.Dr Erich Kreuger, Meteorologist; Oblt Kurt Heinrich Mollenhauer; Fw Ludwig Wochner; Uffz Hans Bell and Gefr Kurt Kyck. Source: D.Drury.
1764 Beuningen, Jürgen vonUffz2/JG-2 (5/43 St Andre-de-l'Eure)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530309 (lost 10/23/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 23 October, 1943 at the Tours airfield, no cause reported.
1765 Beushausen, HeinzOfw3/29/1913Leinefeld3/JG-27Bf 109E-4 (lost 7/20/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 July, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of No. 238 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Stuart Walch and P/O Charles Davis. He crashed into the Channel 15 miles south of Swanage, Dorset. He is buried in the War cemetery at Champigny St Andre, France, Blk 10, Row 17, Gr 1188 (D.Drury).
1766 Beushendorf,OfwII/SG-1Fw 190E-8, Fw 190FAssault Operational ClaspJager Blatt mention 3/1997.
1767 Beust, Hans Henning, Fhr vonObst4/17/1913KarlsruheKdr III/KG-27 "Boelcke" (1/42), Kdr KG-27 (11/43)He 111H
Spanish Cross in Gold w/Swords

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/15/43)

EK 1 & 2
Rom. Pilot Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
The RK was awarded for the successful attack on enemy shipping at Odessa S.U.. Former member of Infantry Regt 17 in 1931. 411 missions, mostly in the East. He was commander of the unit carrying Mölders to Berlin when the He 111 crashed, killing Mölders. Mölders was returning to be amongst the Guard of Honor for the Udet funeral. Retired Bundeswehr officer in 1971. Deceased 27 March, 1991 Munich.
1768 Beutelspacher, Ernst 'Bags'Oblt7/21/1920Auerbach bei Karlsruhe5II(Sch)/LG-2, II/Sch.G-1, Stfkpt 6/Sch.G-1 (8/43 S.U.), 6/SG-2 (11/43), Stfkpt 6/SG-2 (6/44)Ju 88, Hs 129, Fw 190A & F and Hs 123B

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/2/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 22 July, 1944 in aerial combat with American fighters 1 km east of Focsani Romania. Approximately 600 missions. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-5 on 5 August, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 9 August, 1943. A 3rd Soviet, a LaGG-3 on 30 November, 1943. A 4th Soviet, a Yak-9 on 11 March, 1944. One known western victory, a B-17 20 km S of Bucharest on 23 June, 1944.
1769 Beuth, EdmundUffz2/JG-4 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410543 "7" (lost 2/6/44)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 6 February, 1944 after being shot down by a Spitfire and force landing at Albano (JG-4 Report).
1770 Beutin, GerhardOfw10/5/1919Sassnitz61 Erg/JG-54, 3/JG-54 (3/42 S.U.), JGr-West Bf 109F & G
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/25/43 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 2 February, 1943. Date error?? Victories in April, 1943! No other detail known. The Magnus Report states the accident occurred on 1 February, 1943. His first known Soviet victory, an I-16 Rata on 14 March, 1942. A Pe-2 at Ljuban-Teschowo on 16 March. A Soviet P-40 on 5 April. An I-153 on 18 April. A MiG-3 on 30 April. A Yak-1 on 29 May. Two LaGG-3s on 26 June. A P-40 on 8 July. A LaGG-3 on 20 July. A MiG-3 on 28 July. An I-153 on 30 July. Two MiG-3s on 2 August. An I-16 Rata on 20 August. Two Il-2s on 22 August. An I-16 Rata on 25 August. A Pe-2 on 26 August. A P-39 on 31 August. A LaGG-3 on 28 September. An I-16 Rata on 6 November. A P-51, a Hurricane and a LaGG-5 on 15 January, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a MiG-3 on 22 January. An Il-2 on 15 February. Four LaGG-5s on 21 February. A LaGG-3 on 22 February. A LaGG-5 and two Il-2s on 23 February. A MiG-3 and an I-16 on 2 March. A MiG-3 and an IL-2 N of Losnaya on 10 March. Two LaGG-3s, a P-39 and a MiG-3 on 3 April. A LaGG-3 and a LaGG-5 on 8 April, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 60 victories.
1771 Beutler, Uffz9/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 918 (80% dam 1/24/42)Fighter Operational ClaspHis E-4 reported damaged 24 January, 1942; crashed during landing at Borkum, pilot OK.
1772 Beutler, EmilOblt1/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87b-2 Werk # 0522 "T6 + BH" (lost 6/24/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 24 June, 1941 during aerial combat with fighters at Wolkowyskarva. Ju 87 Loss List
1773 Bever, Roland DietrichUffz2/21/1919Coburg2/JG-302Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412400 "Red 25" (lost 5/29/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 May, 1944 during aerial combat near Sankt Pölten, Lower Austria. He is believed buried in Kolobrzeg (Kolberg in English), Poland (D.Drury).
1774 Bevernis, HeinzOfw12/11/1914StralsundIII/StG-1, 7/StG-1Ju 87D-1 & D-3
RK(9/19/42 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 19 July, 1942 together with his pilot after their AC was hits following an attack on Soviet tanks, and upon returning to Staraya Russia, crashed in flames from about 400 meters at 1600 hours. Stukas first R/O to be awarded the RK (posthumously). 562 missions. His pilot was Hptm. Hartmut Schairer(RK).
1775 Bevilacqua, E.LtItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana10 Gruppo (Egypt)Mc.202 (lost 10/21/42)Shot down in the El Daba area and died of wounds 21 October, 1942; sd by an RCAF fighter, piloted by F/Sgt J.F. Edwards of No. 260 Sq., (RCAF Claims List).
1776 Bexen, HarroGefrII/JG-26 (joins 11/44), 5/JG-26Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 April, 1945 in his D-9 during aerial combat with a P-47 of 373FG 20 km ENE of Hannover.
1777 Bey, FerdinandOfw13(Pz)/SG-9Hs 129B-2 Werk # 141828 "Red B" (lost 10/18/44)Ground Assault Operational ClaspMIA 18 October, 1944 at an undisclosed location, after being hit by AA fire, causing the ac to crash in flames due to a fuel tank explosion (D.Drury).
1778 Beyer,Uffz16/ZG-76Me 410 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 20 km N of Raab on 27 June, 1944.
1779 Beyer, FranzMaj4/22/1918Berlin, Grunwald83 8/JG-3 (8/40), II/JG-3 (Operation Barbarossa), Stfkpt 8/JG-3 (8/41), Kdr IV(Sturm)/JG-3 (1/44 Venlo) Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 "Black 5 + I" (8/41), Fw 190A-8, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 411036 (lost 2/11/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/19/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 February, 1944 in his G-6, crashing at Helden Holland, near Venlo, when during a low level chase by two Spitfires, he crashed into a tree. His first known victory, a Hurricane over England on 14 August, 1940. 70 victories in Russia (2+ bombers) and at least another 10 AC destroyed on the ground. His 1st Soviet victories, an I-16 and an I-153 on 22 June, 1941. His 45th victory, a Soviet R-5 on 16 February, 1942. A Quad on 20 May, 1942; an Il-2 and a MiG-1, location unknown and an Il-2 NNE of Charkow and a MiG-1 10 km NNE of Volchansk. A Douglas A-20 at Nishne-Kischalje on 11 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 NE of Kalatsch on 28 July, 1942. Two Il-2 NE of Kalatsch on 9 August, 1942. An Il-2 5 km NE of Orlovka on 7 September, 1942. Two Il-2s and a MiG-3 N of Pitomnik on 10 December, 1942. Two MiG-3s and a LaGG-3 near Pitomnik on 11 December, 1942. An Il-2 12 km NNE of Morosowkaja on 28 December, 1942. Two Il-2s E of Jslawjawosk on 12 February, 1943. his 80th, a MiG-3 4 km S of Aksay on 1 April, 1943. Burial: Buried Dr.Blumenkamplaan cemetery Venlo. Reburied 10/09/1948 Ysselsteyn. Block L, Row 11, Grave 263. Bowers/Lednicer, 81 vics.. Photo

Photo Courtesy Fred

1780 Beyer, GeorgHptm8/5/19137Legion Condor, Stfkpt 7/JG-26 (12/39), Adj. III/JG-26 (8/40 Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 2743 (lost 8/28/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 28 August, 1940 after being shot down by Hurricanes, crashing at Chartham Downs, near Canterbury. His first victory, a Hawk-75A northeast of Antwerp, 11 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Ostende, 28 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Dunkirk on 31 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire S of Dover on 25 July, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire S of Dover on 14 August, 1940. His 6th & 7th, a Spitfire at Folkestone and another S of Dover on 15 August, 1940. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
1781 Beyer, GerhardFw38/JG-54 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk# 12666 "Black ?" (lost 7/11/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 July, 1941 after being hit by enemy fire, and attempting an emergency landing near Podryasje (Potosski). His first known Soviet victory, a DB-3 on 30 June, 1941. A 2nd, an I-18 on 4 July, 1941. A 3rd, a DB-3 on 11 July, 1941.
1782 Beyer, GerhardOblt3/11/1916 Erg/JGr-West (8/42), Adj IV/JG-5 ('43), Stfkpt 12/JG-5 (2/44) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 5320 (30% dam 8/24/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14610 (lost 8/27/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 27 August, 1944 during operations in the Bodo Norway area, no further detail. Source: SIG Norway. Injured in a crash landing at the Cazaux airfielf on 24 August, 1942 due to a technical fault, He was a Lt at the time. Added: On 27 August, 1944 he was involved in a mid-air collision in the Saltenfjorden area, south of Bodo (LOCS).
1783 Beyer, GüntherMaj8/27/19136/KG-76 (5/40), Kdr IV/KG-76 (6/43-6/44)Do 17Z Werk # Unk "F1 + HP" (lost 5/22/40)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspShot down with wounds, and briefly a POW, 22 May, 1940, hit by AA fire north of Lens (LOCS).
1784 Beyer, GustavObltAufkl,Gr. unitJu 188E, Me 410A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1785 Beyer, HansFw2(F)/122 (Perugia, It.)Me 410A-1 Werk # 10259 "F6 + OK" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 27 November, 1943 after he became lost returning from a reconnaissance mission over Naples. He landed, intact, at Montecorvino airfield which was in Allied hands. The AC was captured intact and included intelligence data, the valuable signal documents. His R/O, Uffz Helmut Hein was also taken prisoner. Wiki Luft data.
1786 Beyer, HansUffzTransport UnitJu 52EK 1 & 2, EP (11/30/42), Transport Operational ClaspId'd as FF on EP Award List
1787 Beyer, HeinzOgefr11/JG-52 (7/44 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163779 " (dam 7/20/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 20 July, 1944 when he flew into the ground during a weather recon flight, 1km east of Rozdot. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 8 July, 1944.
1788 Beyer, HeinzOfw338/JG-5 (5/42 S.U.)Bf 109F & G-4, Fw 190A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
170 combat missions. His first known Soviet victory, a Hurricane 5 km SW of Minskowo on 14 May, 1942. A 2nd, an I-61 W of Murmaschi on 15 June, 1942. Three P-2s on 11 September, 1942. A P-40 8 km W of Murmaschi on 22 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 5 km w of Murmansk on 27 September, 1942. An I-61 6 km NE of Murmansk on 29 September, 1942. A Pe-2 and a P-39 on 27 March, 1943. A P-40 on 19 April, 1943. A P-39 on 7 May, 1943. A P-39 on 22 May, 1943. Two Hurricane IIcs on 15 June, 1943. A Pe-2 on 28 July, 1943.
1789 Beyer, HerbertUffz8/14/1923Marienwerder8/NJG-1 (6/44 Leeuwarden) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 440076 "G9 + NS" (lost 6/21/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His G-4 crashed 2 km west of the Eelde, Tynaarlo Muni., Drenthe, Holland airfield on 21 June, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Uffz Beyer and crew were killed. Uffz Beyer buried at Ysselsteyn, AT-12-298. Buried next to Uffz Beyer are TWO men, one his Gnr. Ogefr Franz Riedel (geb 6/1/1924), buried AT-12-296 and R/O Uffz Hans Petermann (geb 2/20/1923 Dortmund), buried AT-12-297 (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
Ysselstein, Holland
1790 Beyer, HorstUffz86/JG-3 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9156 "Yellow 7 + -" (lost 7/11/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 July, 1941, cause and location not reported. One known victory, his 1st, a DB-3 on 22 June, 1941. Magnus.
1791 Beyer, JoachimUffz5/KG-200Ju 88A-4 Werk # 537 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 16 February, 1945 during a non-operational flight, when he attempted an emergency landing when the AC caught fire. The AC struck a hill near Tars Denmark and disintegrated and burst into flames. The crew were all killed by being thrown clear of the wreckage when it disintegrated. Remaining crew: Uffz Ludwig Lang, Obs; Fw Friedrich Münkel, R/O and Uffz Erich Fullmann, Gunner. All were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 20 February, 1945. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1792 Beyer, KonradFw121/NJG-4Bf 110D, E & F, Ju 88G-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" by Maizy (Aisne) on 22 April, 1944. Another, a Halifax E of Landrecies on 28 April, 1944. A quad victory on 9 May, 1944; all four were "4 mots" in the Maubeuge-Charleroi areas. A "4 mot" S of Calais on 24 June, 1944. A "4 mot" N of Paris and one at St Leu on 8 July, 1944. A 9th, a "4 mot" at Courtrai on 21 July, 1944. His 10th victory, a Lancaster Mk III "ND-654 at Poelkapelle Belgium on 21 July, 1944 (Rosseels). A 11th & 12th, both "4 mots" at Gross Unstadt on 21 November, 1944. Victory count may be 15. Magnus Report
1793 Beyer, RolfLtErg Gr/JG-2Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3815(lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 12 October, 1941; Failed to return from a mission, cause unknown. Crashed into the sea at Map Quadrant 31-8-5.
1794 Beyer, RudolfFwIV/JG-1 (2/42 France)Bf 109E Werk # 777 "Black 5" (50% dam 2/12/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Following engine trouble on 12 February, 1942, Beyer was injured when he crashed "Black 5" shortly after takeoff from Octeville.
1795 Beyer, RudolfOfhrIV(StG)/LG-1Ju 87B-2 Werk # 5729 (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 12 January, 1942: crashed after takeoff near Lade Norway. His R/O, Uffz Karl Heinz Korsinek, was injured. Source: SIG Norway.
1796 Beyer, SiegfriedOfw6/JG-26Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7038 "Brown 17" (lost 5/14/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 14 May, 1943 in his "Brown 17" during aerial combat with a P-47 of $ or 78FG over Wevelghem airfield. Despite his wounds, he bailed successfully.
1797 Beyer, W.Uffz2/NJG-1 (6/44 Venlo) He 219A -0 Werk # 190213 "G9 + ?K" (lost 6/6/44), He 219A-0 Werk # 190180 "G9 + RK" (lost 6/16/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His 219 crashed at Leersum Holland the night of 15/16 June, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Ten days after his earlier encounter, on the night of 15/16 June, 1944, he crashed 1km N of Leersum, cause not reported, he was buried at Ysselsteyn M-4-88. His R/O, Ogefr H.Walter was also killed; initially buried at Arnhem and transferred to France from Ysselsteyn, plot unknown. Earlier, the night of 5/6 June, 1944, He and his R/O, Gefr H.Walter, bailed safely after aerial combat (SGLO).
1798 Beyer, WernerOgefr11/JG-53 (8/44 Reich Def;), JG-53 (12/44 Kirrlach- Wiesenthal)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 166235 "Black 20 + I" (lost 8/24/44), Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 783984 "Yellow 3 + I" (lost 10/29/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462632 "Black 11 + I" (lost 12/17/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 December, 1944 during an emergency landing at Mannheim. He suffered engine damage during combat while on an intercept mission. Source: Klaus Deschner. WIA 24 August, 1944 during aerial combat in the Salzwedel area. Injured in a landing accident at Neuhausen ob Eck on 29 October, 1944.
1799 Beyer, WernerOfwWekusta 26 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140472 "5M + H" (lost 6/30/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Paul Funke and two other unnamed crew 30 June, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1800 Beyerer, Eugen (Erich?)Uffz12/26/19177/KG-2 Do 217E-2 Werk # 1225 "U5 + AD" (lost) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 3 August, 1942; shot down by a Spitfire piloted by F/O Lindsay Black of RNZAF No. 485 Sq. during aerial combat over Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The AC crashed at Cranford, near Kettering, and burned with all crew onboard. The target this date, Torquay, Middlesborough, Leeds and Lowestoft. Remaining crew (KIA): Gefr Hans Frisch, Observer; Uffz Maximilian Zerak, R/O and Uffz Erich Huwald, Gunner.

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