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2101 Schirmeister, Hans JoachimFw2/27/1914Krampowitz5/Bo.Fl.Gr. 196Ar 196A-3 Werk # 0236 (lost 10/13/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 13 October, 1942 after being attacked by enemy fighters over the Poulmic Bay. His observer, Lt.z.See Hans Reimer (geb 9/28/1921) was also KIA. Both are buried at Ploudaniel-Lesneven Cem, Fw Schirmeister 9/2/33, Lt Reimer 9/1/17 (absa3945).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
2102 Schirmer, HansHptm9/16/19144(F)/122 (Maikop-Cauc.) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430348 "F6 + FM" (lost 9/18/42) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 18 September, 1942; failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to the Kutaisi area of Soviet Georgia, cause not given. Three remaining crew (unnamed) also MIA. Wiki Luft data. NOTE: Per the Ju 88 Loss List, this crew, including Observer Fw Hermann Spletzer (perhaps a pilot in his own right, KIC 4-15-45), had returned after the September 1942 incident.
2103 Schiweck, HelmutFw1/6/1917Neheim4(F)/14Ju 88 Werk # 1148 (lost 7/29/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 29 July, 1941 when his ac crashed at Vitebsk airfield, Belarus, due to engine damage. Remaining crew: Fw Hans Joachim Diedrich, Obs (KIA); Uffz Alfred Kriegsch, R/O (KIA) and Ogefr J.Schmidt, (Pos & Dispo Unk). The three deceased are believed transferred to the War Cem at Schtschatkowo, probably among the Unknowns (D.Drury).
2104 Schlaghecke, HansUffz9/7/1921Haspe4/NJG-3Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360101 (lost) Class "B" Glider Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 April, 1944 when he was shot down near Bochum by his own Flak, crashing at Laer killing the entire crew. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr Wilhelm Schaper, R/O and Gefr Albert Erhardt, Gunner.
2105 Schleef, HansOblt7/19/1920Gröss-Börnecke b. Magdeburg99 7/JG-3 (10/40), Ftr. Instr.(5/42), 7/JG-3 (8/43 Woensdrecht), Stfkpt 3/JG-3 (10/43), Stfkpt 8/JG-5 (7/44), Stfkpt 16/JG-4 (10/44) Bf 109E & F, Bf109G-4 Wk# 14941 (lost 7/5/43), G-6 Wk# 20444 "Wh 4"(lost 8/17/43), G-10 Wk# 490758 "Blue 4" (lost 12/31/44) RK(5/9/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/11/42)
EP(9/23/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 31 December, 1944 in aerial combat in Wk# 490758 "Blue 4" with P-47s at Bad Durkheim, near Bergzabern (Palatinate), over the Ardennes. His ac caught fire on impact. Over 500 missions. Six victories in the West. His 1st victory, a Hurricane NW of St Omer on 5 Feb., 1941. His 2nd, a Blenheim on 31 May, 1941. The G-4 was damaged in a force landing 7/5/43. The G-6 was lost when he was shot down with wounds at 's Heer Arendskerke, Holland on 8/17/43, bailed safely. One bomber. His first known Soviet victory, an I-61 on 20 February, 1942. A Pe-2 9km SE of Izsyum and a U-2 3 km W of Gregenskoye on 27 February, 1943. His 25th victory, an I-61 on 22 February, 1942, while still in 7/JG-3. A MiG-1 1 km S of Kupyansk on 12 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 S of Izyum on 3 April, 1943. His 77th, one of four Soviets on 5 July, 1943. One such Soviet victory may have been that of female pilot Lilya Litvyak, the "White Rose of Stalingrad. His 98th, a P-51 at Loburg-Görzke on 8 March, 1944. A P-47 W of Ludwigshaven on 12 December, 1944. A P-47 in the Wittlich area on 23 December, 1944. Known to have flown Bf 109G-5 Wk# 110215 "Yellow 4", damaged 23 March, 1944, when he was caught in the slipsteam of an He 177 while taxiing, flipping "Yellow 4".
2106 Schlegel, HansOblt38/JG-4Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 E of Helmstedt on 12 September, 1944. A 2nd & 3rd, both B-24s, 50 km SE of Kassel on 27 September, 1944.
2107 Schlegel, HansGefr1/Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 (Barth)Ju 88D-1Student PilotKIC 20 September, 1941 in a Ju 88D-1 piloted by Uffz Otto Harbich. See Harbich for details. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2108 Schlegel, HansOblt4/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 144268 "B3 + HM" (lost 12/12/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with two other unnamed crew at Hafen Bone 12 December, 1942, cause unknown, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
2109 Schleth, HansObfhr1Stab I/JG-2 (5/44)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-38 at Villenaux-la-Grand on 20 May, 1944.
2110 Schlette, WalterFw110/NJG-3 (Aalborg West)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360048 "D5 + CV" (lost 6/16/43)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 June, 1943 during a calibration flight when he was attacked by a British Mosquito "UP-R of RAF No. 605 Sq., piloted by F/O R.R.Smart and Navigator F/O J.K. Sutcliffe. The Ju 88 fell to the ground with fire spreading to the fuselage and port engine. It crashed just south of Sonderokse Denmark, about 7 miles west of the Aalborg West airfield. The entire crew perished in the crash. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Hans Müller, R/O and Ogefr Ernst Harmening, Gunner. All were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 19 June, 1943 (Source: Air War over Denmark). One known victory, a Manchester on 27 April, 1943.
2111 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.
2112 Schliedermann, Hans JoachimLt14Stab 10/JG-27 (3/44), Stfkpt 10/JG-27 (9/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780666 "Red 1 + I" (lost 9/21/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 September, 1944 during aerial combat in the Köln/Bonn area. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 at Drachenburg on 19 March, 1944. His 2nd, a P-38 SSE of Graz on 6 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 E of Bad Voslau, N of Wiener Neustadt, on 23 April, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 (HSS) near Frankfurt on 12 May, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 NW of Wittenberg on 28 May, 1944. Another B-17 (HSS), victory # 6, same day, no location given. His 7th, a P-47 at Stadt Gr. Paris on 12 June, 1944. His 8th, a P-47 on 23 June, 1944, no location. His 9th, a P-47 in the Bernay area on 26 June, 1944. His 10th, a P-51 20 km SE of Paris on 27 June, 1944. An 11th, a P-51 15 km SE of the Orne Estuary on 2 July, 1944. His 12th, a P-47 SW of Bernay on 4 July, 1944. A P-51 S of Dreux on 16 August, 1944. A 14th, a P-51 at Nijmegen on 19 September, 1944, just days before his death. Alternate spelling: Sliedermann and Schiedermann (Perry Claims).
2113 Schlosser, JosefUffz10/26/19123/KG-27He 111H Werk # 5438 (or 3438) "1G + EL" (lost 8/29/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW the night of 29/30 August, 1940 after being caught in searchlights over Bristol and sd by a Spitfire of No. 92 Sq., piloted by F/Lt A.R. Wright. The abandoned ac crashed onto a house at Downton, Hale, near Fordingbridge, Hants at 23:45 hours. Remaining crew (POW): Hptm Hans Joachim Hünerbein, Obs (also a pilot, died later in captivity of injuries); Uffz Dietrich Siebers, R/O (injured) and Ogefr Paul Walpert, Mech (died much later of wounds). No known graves of the two deceased. Source: Bristol Past & D. Drury.
2114 Schlott, WolfgangLt2/6/1919Saarbrücken1(F)/123Ju 88A Werk # 0115 "4U + GH" (lost 3/30/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 30 March, 1941 after being shot down by two Spitfires of RAF No. 41 Sq., while on a photo recon mission at Manchester. Intercepted over south Durham at 25,000 feet, the Ju 88 dove deep into the peat on Barnaby Moor, Eston Hills, exploding and creating a huge crater, killing three of the crew. Remaining crew (all KIA): Lt Otto Meingold, Observer, Fw Willi Schmigale, wireless operator and Uffz Hans Steigerwald, gunner. Steigerwald, the fourth crewman, managed to take to his chute but it did not deploy properly, killing him. He is buried in Acklam Road War Graves Cemetery, Thornaby-on-Tees, Plot O, Row M, Gr 7. Added: The two Spitfire pilots were F/Lt Tony Lovell and P/O Archie Winskill (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Schloth.
2115 Schludecker, Wilhelm 'Willi'Fw1920 10 Stf, 6 Stf & 3/KG-2 (4/41-7/42 Gilze-Rijen) Do 217E-4s "U5 + AU"(10Stf), "U5 + HP"(6 Stf), Wk# 5473 "U5 + CL"(60% dam), Do 217E-4 Wk# 4252 "U5 + BL" (dam 7//24/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
WIA 24 July, 1942 when he was shot down near Gilze-Rijen Holland in Do 217E-4 Werk # 4252. Remaining crew this day: Oblt Hans Reisz, Obs (WIA); Uffz A.Bemelmans, R/O (Safe) and Fw H.Buhr, Gnr (WIA). His was the victim of F/Lt E.L. Peter McMillan, of RCAF No. 409 Sq., ending his flight operations. After spending 6 months in a hospital, he was assigned to instructor duties. During his career, he was shot down nine times and made 23 emergency landings. His last, a takeoff crash, 27/28 June, 1942, in Wk# 5473 at Evreux-Fauville airfield due to engine failure, injuring all the crew. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Reisz, Observer; Uffz Alfons Bemelmans, R/O and Ofw Heinrich Buhr, Gunner. Oblt Reisz, who was acting as Observer, was actually the Staffel Kapitan of this unit, 3/KG-2. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny. Schludecker flew 120 war flights; (32) over Britain, Russia and the Balkans and apologized to the residents of Bath and York in a Memorial service in April 2008. 417 civilians were killed in the Bath Raid in April, 1942. Schludecker was an electrical engineer in Cologne after the war (Martin Wainwright UK article). Daily Mail article about Schludecker flying in to UK to apologize
2116 Schmaderer, AloisUffz9/KG-55He 111P Werk # unk "G1 + CT" (lost 8/25/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 25 August, 1940; sd by RAF fighters during a bombing mission on RAF Harwell. The ac crashed at sea where the pilot was picked up unconsious, but all the crew were lost. Remaining crew: Lt Gustav Jerusel, Obs (MIA); Gefr Walter Klesatschek, R/O (KIA); Fw Paul Neidel, Flt Engr (KIA) and Flg Hans Alt, War Corres (MIA). Klesatschek buried CC, Blk 1, Row 3, Gr 85; Neidel buried in the German War Cem. Bourdon, Blk 25, Row 18, Gr 701. Alt listed Missing at Sea. (D.Drury)
Cannock Chase
2117 Schmale, GüntherLt8/7/19244/ZG-26Me 410A-1 Werk # 420474 (lost 5/12/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 12 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Veilsdorf. His R/O Ogefr Hans Steckler bailed with injuries.
2118 Schmalisch, HansOfwTrans.Stf/II Flg. Kps.Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/14/43)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2119 Schmauser, Hans-JoachimFhr9/JG-54 (10/44)Fw 190D-9 Werk# 210062 "White 4" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 December, 1944 in aerial combat with Spitfire IXs of RCAF No. 411 Sq. over the Ems River between the Villages of Rheine and Lingen.
2120 Schmauss, HansLt1/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7570 "White 4" (lost 6/11/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 June, 1942 making an emergency landing after combat, in the Anapa area.
2121 Schmeidler, HansLt79/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7249 (lost 10/11/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 October, 1941 during aerial combat 8 km SW of Armjansk.
2122 Schmeling, Hans GeorgLt7/1/1920Eberswalde6/JG-53 (France) Bf 109G-5 Werk # 110037 "Yellow 13 + -" (lost 6/8/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 8 June, 1944 during aerial combat west of Malestroit. Added: Burial at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 1, Grave 114 (absa3945).
2123 Schmid,Oblt43/NJG-100 (4/44 S.U.), 1/NJG-100 (7/44)Bf 110, Ju 88, Do 217, Fw 189A-3
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet U-2 (i.z.Arb.) the night of 5-6 April, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-4 the night of 5-6 July, 1944. Nos. 3 & 4, both Il-4s the night of 6-7 July, 1944. This might be the Hans Schmid reported by Magnus with 23 victories!
2124 Schmid, AntonFw6/17/1919III/KG-53 (10/44) He 111H-16 Werk # 161920 "5K + CR" (lost 10/9/44) Bomber Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 9 October, 1944 at Nyemirdum-Kippenburg, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown. Netherland Loss Registry. Added: The cause of the crash was a collision between Schmid and another ac from his squadron, piloted by Fw V.Happel. Between the two ac, 10 airmen were killed. Fw Schmid buried at Ysselsteyn, AT/9/224. Remaining crew (all buried at Ysselsteyn, AT/9: Ogefr Gerhard Lessoing, R/O, Gr 222; Uffz Hans Schiessl, Obs, Gr 225 and Gefr Rudolf Vogel, Gnr 2, Gr 220. A 5th crewman, Gefr G,Pfau, Gnr 1, has no known grave, but presumed KIC (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
2125 Schmid, HansHptm1/9/1913232/ZG-52 (5/40), 6/NJG-3 (3/42), 3/NJG-100 (4/44), Stfkpt 1/NJG-100 (5/44), I/NJG-100 (4/45)Bf 110, Ju 88
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. Strange that OKL would not have the pilot with so many victories, and not one recorded! Added: His victories reported from 4 to 23. He does not appear to be an EP of DK-G winner (LOCS). Needs resolution!
2126 Schmidt-Henning, Hans HorstFw33/JG-300 (6/44)Bf 109G-6 (lost 8/15/44 near Mannheim/Seckenheim) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 August, 1944 during aerial combat at Mannheim/Seckenheim (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a P-51 on 29 June, 1944, no location (around Leipzig). A 2nd, a P-51 over Switzerland on 13 July, 1944. A 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) E of Sommerda on 29 July, 1944.
2127 Schmidt,Lt16/JG-3Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a MiG-1 on 23 April, 1943. This could be Lt Hans Dietrich Schmidt of 5/JG-3 in May, 1944, or Lt Friedrich Wilhelm Schmidt of 6/JG-3, but inconclusive.
2128 Schmidt, GustavOblt3(F)/33 (6/41), 3(Erg)/NAGr-Döbernitz (6/42), 4(F)/33 (1/43 S.U.) Bf 110E-3 Werk # 227? "H8 + BM" (lost 1/24/43) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 24 January, 1943, crashing SE of Schüsselburg, near Leningrad, after an enemy fighter attack. His Obs, Lt Hans Ribbach, also MIA (Bf 110 Loss List & LOCS). His name recorded on a 6/41 Mission Board showing five missions.
2129 Schmidt, HansLt10/20/1915III/JG-2Bf 109E (lost 7/25/40)Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 25 July, 1940; Combat with a Spitfire, possibly that of no. 610 Sq.; crashed into the sea near Wight Island. Mombeek MIA List.
2130 Schmidt, HansFw1Stab I/JG-52 (3/44 S.U.)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 20 March, 1944.
2131 Schmidt, HansFw11/11/1913Flugzeugführer Schule-2 (Wunstorf 2/18/42)After the school, transferred to the Eastern Front. His last message from Kiel, said he was on his way to Russia. Jager Blatt 1/2001.
2132 Schmidt, HansOblt 1(F)/124 (Kirkenes 3/42), Wekusta 5, Wekusta 6 Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1555 "G2 + UH" (10% dam 3/11/42), He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
EP (3/6/44), Meteorological Operational Clasp
Pilot reported safe after a landing accident at the Kirkenes airfield on 11 March, 1942 (Observer Loss List). DK-G Awards List
2133 Schmidt, HansUffz2/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13507 "Black 2" (80% dam 9/26/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 26 September, 1942, made an emergency landing at Stalingrad, engine on fire, after aerial combat. DOW 2 October, 1942.
2134 Schmidt, HansOfw5(H)/32Hs 126 Werk # 3127 "4E + LL" (lost 1/16/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 16 January, 1943 at Tschertkowo-Kantemirowka, cause unknown. The remaining unnamed crew were also MIA. Obs Loss List
2135 Schmidt, HansUffzII/NJG-3Bf 110G-4 Werk # 740153 (dam 11/30/43)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
He and crew injured 30 November, 1943 when they crashed at Neumünster due to an engine fire. Bf 110 Loss List
2136 Schmidt, HansFw1/22/1897Luftdienstkdo 61He 111E Werk # 1315 (90% dam 11/16/40)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 16 November, 1940 while attempting a force landing at Paris-Le-Bourget airfield, France. Remaining crew (deceased buried German War Cem., Champigny-St.Andre): Gefr Erich Otekal, R/O (Inj); Gefr Horst Marschall, Flt Engr (bur Blk 6, Row 19, Gr 1616) and Gefr Heinrich Nisse, Mech (bur Blk 3, Gr 1892). FW Schmidt bur Blk 5, Gr 112 (D.Drury).
2137 Schmidt, Hans DieterUffz19/ZG-26 (1/43)Bf 110C EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known Desert victory, a Beaufighter over N. Africa on 6 January, 1943.
2138 Schmidt, Hans DietrichLt25/JG-3Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Jördenstorf-Laage on 13 May, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 at "Kyritz 120 degrees Nauen" on 19 May, 1944.
2139 Schmidt, Hans HermannHptm3 1(Z)/JG-5 ('41), 13(Z)/JG-5 (6/42 Norway - 8/42 Petsamo, last Bf 110 mission), 4(Erg)/JGr-West 2/43 Cazaux, Fr.), Stfkpt 9/JG-5 (9/43 S.U. - 1/44) Bf 110F-2 in Destroyer units, Bf 109G-4 Werk # Unk "Blue 11" in Erg/JGr-West (2/43), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14799 "Yellow 10" (lost 1/11/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 13 January, 1944; Shot down by flak 11 January, 1944 at Rybachiy Peninsula (Source: SIG Norway & Bf 109 Loss List). The plane was recovered by the Russians, one year later, and taken to Subkowa. His first known victory, a Soviet Boston III on 20 September, 1943. Nos. 2 & 3, a P-40 SW of the Petsamo airfield, and an Il-2 13 km NE of Parkina on 25 November, 1943. Added: Serving as Hptm Schmidt's RO/Gnr in the Bf 110, was Uffz Gerhard Friedrich (F.Braun).
2140 Schmidt, Hans JoachimLt38/JG-2 Fw 190A-5 Werk# 152705 "Blk 13" (lost 4/16/43)
EK 1 & 2
EP (10/5/42), Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 April, 1943; Fuel shortage, crashed into the sea west of Brest. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, perhaps his 1st, a B-17 on 30 December, 1942. Another, a Spitfire on 5 April, 1943. A 3rd, a B-17 near Brest on 16 April, 1943. Added: LOCS states he was "WIA" (injured?) when Blk 13 ran out of fuel, and he bailed out west of Brest.
2141 Schmidt, Hans JoachimFw11/NJG-3Bf 110 EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Hampden on 2 April, 1942. Could be the Hans Joachim later in a fighter unit.
2142 Schmidt, Hans JoachimOblt1/22/19202/KG-27He 111H-20 "1G + BL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 3 July, 1944 after being hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashing near Neu Sandez. Source: D. Stankey.
2143 Schmidt, Hans JoachimGefr2/4/19236/JG-53 (Malmsheim)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 785929 "Yellow 2 + -" (lost 12/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 25 December, 1944 during aerial combat NE of Agenbach, bailed safely, but his chute failed to open. Buried Neuweiler-Agenbach.
2144 Schmidt, Hans JoachimFw2(F)/Ob.d.LDo 215B Werk # Unk (lost 5/10/40)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 10 May, 1940; cause unknown; the ac reported crashed at Vlaardingen, Netherlands. The crashsite also reported as Dworp Belgium. Remaining crew: Lt Hans Schierhold, Obs (POW); Uffz Gerhard Hentschler, R/O (POW) and Uffz Ernst Wittchen, Flt Engr (POW/WIA). Source: D.Drury.
2145 Schmidt, Hans JochenFhrIII/JG-4Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332483 "Red 1" (lost 2/18/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 February, 1945, no cause or location reported. Per the JG-4 List he died of his wounds.
2146 Schmidt, Hans WernerLt1/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/26/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 July, 1943 near Birlinghoven/St.Augustin, opposing a night raid on Essen.
2147 Schmidt, Hans WernerUffz1/30/1922Hamburg9/KG-200Fw 190F-8 Werk # 583091Assault Operational ClaspKIA 5 April, 1945 crashing in Kreis Nienburg and buried in Lüneburg. Jager Blatt 1/2002.
2148 Schmidt, Hans WernerUffz6/NJG-101 (6/44 München-Riem)Do 217N Werk # Unk (lost 6/26/44)Night Fighter Operatonal ClaspUffz Schneider and R/O Uffz Heinz Jansen bailed safely 26 June,1944 after their ac broke up in mid-air over Cesky Krumlov. The cause believed to be a technical failure. Killed in the crash was Mech, Ogefr Wilhelm Knufer, whose body was found next to the ac in an unopened chute (F.Braun).
2149 Schmidt, Heinz WernerUffz6/NJG-101 Do 217N Werk # Unk (lost 6/26/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot survived a crash at Cesky Krumlov, Cz. on 26 June, 1944, due to a technical problem. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Jansen, R/O (survived) and Ogefr Wilhelm Knufer, Mech (KIC) (F.Braun). Pilot aka as Hans Werner Schmidt.
2150 Schmidt, Johannes "Hans"Oblt4/22/1914Schwiesau12 3/JG-26 (6/41 Channel), Stfkpt 3/JG-26 (2/42), Stfkpt 11(H)/JG-26 (8/42 High Altitude Staffel) Bf 109E-7 Werk # 7689 (95% dam 6/28/41), Bf 109F-4, Bf 109G-1 Werk # 14058 (lost 8/19/42) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 August, 1942, during a dogfight in his G-1 on the Dieppe Raid, when he executed a Split "S" maneuver without sufficient recovery altitude, and crashed into the Channel. WIA 28 June, 1941 in his E-7 near Samer, near Etaples, by a Spitfire. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane in mid Channel on 11 June, 1941. His 2nd victory, a Spitfire 10 km north of Dunkirk on 25 June, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire 20 km northeast of St. Omer on 27 October, 1941. His 5th, a P-40 15 km north of Cape Blanc Nez on 26 April, 1942. His 10th victory, a Spitfire 15 km west of Boulogne on 30 July, 1942. Magnus, 12 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 12 victories. Added: His final two victories believed to be Spitfires west of Dieppe on 19 August, 1942, just prior to being killed (D.Drury).
2151 Schmidt, RichardFw2/KG-4He 111H-4 "5J + ?K" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 9/10 August, 1940 after being shot down by flak 150km E of Flamborough Head England. Two of the crew were reported KIA and two MIA. No further detail mentioned. Remaining crew: Gefr Herbert Ebald (or Hebeld), Flt Engr (KIA); Fw Hans Geisdorf, Obs (KIA) and Uffz Wilhelm Soffel, R/O (MIA). The Flt Engr may be Hebeld, buried in the War Cem. Westerland, on the island of Sylt, 10 August, 1940, Blk II, Gr 50. No known grave for Fw Geisdorf (D.Drury)..
2152 Schmidtal, Hans GeorgUffz5/ZG-1 (S.U.)Bf 110E Werk # 3768 (lost 12/17/42)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
WIA with unnamed crew 17 December, 1942 when their ac was destroyed by enemy fighter attack at Kotelnikowo. Bf 110 Loss List
2153 Schmidtborn, GüntherOfwStab II/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # 3143 "A1 + CC" (Dam 9/5/40), He 111H-3 Werk # 6843 "A1 + GM" (lost 9/15/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 15 September, 1940; sd by Spitfires of No.92 Sq. after initial damage by AA fire. The ac crash landed at Frittenden, Kent. Remaining crew: Obstlt Maximillian Gruber, AC Cmdr (POW); Oblt Hans Peter Schierning, Obs (POW); Uffz Max Nagl, R/O (POW); Uffz Eugen Schilling, Flt Engr (POW) and FW Andreas Grassl, Gnr (KIA, bur CC/1/5/159). Ten days earlier, on 5 September, 1940, his werk # 3143 was damaged by fighters while undertaking reconnaissance at RAF Hornchurch. He managed to return safely to a crash landing at Lille-Vendeville, France. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Peter Schierning, Obs; Uffz Max Nagl, R/O; Uffz Eugen Schilling, Flt Engr and Gefr Joachim Kupfer, Gnr (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2154 Schmied, HansOblt28NJG-3, NJG-100Bf 110
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report.
2155 Schmied, HansLtStab III/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1132 "9K + DD" (lost 9/14/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 14 September, 1941, cause unknown.
2156 Schmieder, HansOfw1913 III/SG-4 (6/44 Clastres Fr.), 8/SG-4 (1/45 Köln-Wahn) Fw 190A-7 Werk # Unk (dam 6/7/44) in III Grp, Fw 190F-8 Werk # 933433 "Yellow 14" (lost 1/1/45) Wound Badge, Assault Operational Clasp POW 1 January, 1945 after being hit by AA fire west of Aachen, on the way to St. Trond. A veteran of Italy and France, he turned east, but when his AC began to vibrate wildly, he bailed out and became a prisoner near Aachen. The AC is thought to have crashed at Sienaken Holland (DeSwart). Added: He was WIA 7 June, 1944 during aerial combat over the Normandy Invasion Front (Militaryaviationhistory#Luftwaffe#DDay).
2157 Schmiedgen, HansUffz2(F)/122 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430274 "F6 + KK" (lost 8/13/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 13 August, 1942 with Observer Lt Albert Weiblen and one other unnamed crew, cause unknown, location not reported, one other WIA Ju 88 Loss List).
2158 Schmitt, HansOfw211/SKG-10 (9/43), 5/SG-4 (2/44)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 580444 (lost 5/21/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
KIA 21 May, 1944 (DK-G Awards List). One known victory, a P-40E 5 km south of Servino Italy, 16 September, 1943. A 2nd, a P-40 6 km N of Anzio on 5 February, 1944.
2159 Schmitt, HansUffz1/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144240 "F1 + AH" (lost 10/9/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Stalingrad 9 October, 1942; forced to make an emergency landing after an enemy fighter attack (Ju 88 Loss List).
2160 Schmitz, HansFw52(J)/LG-2Bf 109E
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, his 1st & 2nd, a Hurricane and a Dewoitine northwest of Lille on 19 May, 1940. His 3rd, same day, another Hurricane, same location. His 4th, a Hurricane of No. 217 Sq. on 15 Feb., 1941, no location. His 5th, a Spitfire on 13 March, 1941, no location.
2161 Schmitz, HansLt6/21/1924Alpen/Moers/Düsseldorf6I/NJG-1 (9/41), I/NJG-101 (6/43), 4/NJG-1 (5/44)Bf 110G-4 Werk # Unk "G9 + NM" (lost 9/26/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 26 September, 1944, Magnus Report. One known victory, thought to be his 4th, a Lancaster northwest of Lille on 11 May, 1944. Perry Claims. A 5th, a "4 mot" WSW of Rotterdam on 12 May, 1944 (OKL). Added: He crashed in the vicinity of Alpen, the night of 25/26 September, 1944, where he is buried (LOCS).
2162 Schmoller-Haldy, Hans vonHptm2/11/1911141(J)/88 L.C., 3/JG-54 (5/40), Stfkpt 8/JG-54, Stfkpt 3/JG-54 (6/41 Barbarossa), Stab Gen. der JagdfliegerBf 109E-1 "Black 6x123" (39 Spain), Bf 109E-3 (lost 6/26/40), Bf 109F-2s #s 5489 (20%) & 9727 (dam 2/23/42), Bf 109F-4
Spanish Cross
EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 23 February, 1942 in Werk# 9727 "CH+DO" "Yellow ?" over Tschudowo. Prior, shot down with serious wounds 26 June 1940 in a Bf 109E resulting from a Blenheim return fire over Rotterdam, crashing at the Eindhoven airfield (DeSwart). His 1st victory, a Hawk-75A at Dunkirk on 28 May, 1940. His 2nd, a "Torp Flgz." at Dunkirk on 29 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hawk-75 30 km SW of Beauvais on 8 June, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 14 August, 1941. Another, an I-16 on 11 September, 1941. On 19 January, 1942 in his F-2 Werk# 5489, the AC sustained 20% damage near Wjenjadolowo, pilot disposition unknown. Another Soviet victory, an I-18 on 28 January, 1942. Also flew a BF 109F-2 "Yellow 1 in 4 Staffel in August 1941. Nicknamed "Schmolly". Deceased 11 January, 2004.
2163 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
2164 Schnabel, HeinzFw5/KG-1He 111H-2 Werk # 3305 "V4 + HV" (lost 8/30/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940 after a bombing raid. He was wounded when his ac was attacked by a Hurricane of No.253 Sq., piloted by P/O John Greenwood. He made a successful force landing at Haxted Farm, Lingfield, Surrey. Remaining crew: Gefr Hans Groth, Obs (POW); Uffz Erich Paeslack, R/O (POW/WIA); Uffz Erich Stärk, Flt Engr (POW) and Gefr Walter Reis, Gnr (KIA). Reis buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 11, Gr 434 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2165 Schnakenberg, HansOfw8/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490433 (lost 1/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 January, 1945 during aerial combat in the Krefeld area (Bf 109 Loss List).
2166 Schneid, HansUffzI/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2423 (50% dam 2/23/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured during a landing at Triqueville on 23 February, 1943 due to a servicing fault resulting in tire damage.
2167 Schneider,ObltStfkpt in I/JG-21 (9/39 Rostkau, later redesignated III/JG-54)Bf 109D & E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Pictured with Hans E. Bob. He was among the first group to receive the EK 2 on 17 September, 1939.
2168 Schneider, HansOblt3/20/1921910/JG-5 (3/43), 15/JG-5 (9/44 S.U.), 16/JG-5 (Winter 44 Stavanger Norway), Stfkpt 13/JG-5 (3/45 Norway)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 410780 (lost 3/12/45) in 13 StaffelEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 March, 1945 at Skagerak; cause unknown. One known victory, a Beaufort in the Trondheim area on 28 March, 1943. A 2nd, a Spitfire 18 km SW of Bremangerlandet on 11 February, 1944. A 3rd, a Soviet P-40 on 25 September, 1944, a Lt. at the time. A Yak-9 on 26 September, 1944. A P-39 and a Boston III on 27 September, 1944. A P-39 on 12 October, 1944. Nos. 8 & 9, two P-39s on 21 October, 1944. Mombeek MIA List.
2169 Schneider, HansLt1Erg/JG-2 (7/41)Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Blenheim at Cherbourg on 17 July, 1941.
2170 Schneider, HansLtStab II/JG-26 (1/42)Fw 190A-1, Kl35B-1 Werk # 4169 (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIFA 24 January, 1942 when he crashed the Groups Kl 35B-1 on Berck-sur-Mer, when its engine failed.
2171 Schneider, HansMajDLH Regierungs Staffel (Govt Staff)Ju 52/3m g14e/U-1 Werk # 640416 "DP + FJ" (interned in Sweden)Transport Operational ClaspBrothers Hans and Joachim Schneider defected in this AC to Bonarp Sweden on 2 May, 1945, fleeing the advancing Russians from Schleswig. In it were their family members, namely Gertrud Schneider (their Mother), Gustawa (Joachims Wife), Joachims children Irmelin and Monica plus 3300 pounds of furniture. Remaining crew: Maj Joachim Schneider, Co-pilot; Ernst Ling, DLH mechanic and Ernst Günther, DLH R/O. After the war ended, the Schneiders settled in the U.S.A. Source: B.Widfeldt
2172 Schneider, HansOfw8/LG-1 (Malta)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8156 "L1 + AS" (lost 1/19/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 19 January, 1941 due to enemy fire.
2173 Schneider, Hans JoachimFhrI/JG-105Bf 109G, Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspIn a photo of pilots who crashed at Mühlviertel (Austria?). Jager Blatt 5/2001.
2174 Schneider, Hans WernerLt212/JG-52 (1/42 S.U.)Bf 109E & F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14564 "Black 8" (lost 3/18/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/29/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 18 March, 1943 during aerial combat with five LaGG-5s. His first known victories, Two Soviet I-61s on 25 January, 1942. An Il-2 on 4 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 11 August, 1942. Three R-5s on 12 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 31 August, 1942. A Soviet Hurricane on 13 December, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 18 December, 1942. A Pe-2 on 27 December, 1942. A Pe-2 on 28 December, 1942. Three Il-2s on 1 February, 1943. An R-5 on 5 February, 1943. A U-2 on 17 February, 1943. A U-2 and an I-15 on 6 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 13 March, 1943. Magnus, 30 victories.
2175 Schneider, JoachimMajDLH Regierungs Staffel (Govt Staff)Ju 52/3m g14e/U-1 Werk # 640416 "DP + FJ" (interned in Sweden)Transport Operational ClaspBrothers Hans and Joachim Schneider defected in this AC to Bonarp Sweden on 2 May, 1945, fleeing the advancing Russians from Schleswig. In it were their family members, namely Gertrud Schneider (their Mother), Gustawa (Joachims Wife), Joachims children Irmelin and Monica plus 3300 pounds of furniture. Remaining crew: Maj Hans Schneider, Co-pilot; Ernst Ling, DLH mechanic and Ernst Günther, DLH R/O. After the war ended, the Schneiders settled in the U.S.A. Source: B.Widfeldt
2176 Schneider, JoachimOblt5/KG-2Do 17Z-3 Werk # U5 + BN" (lost 9/8/40) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp POW/WIA 8 September, 1940 when his ac was in close proximity to the ac of Oblt Martin Ziems when it exploded, and crashed near Farningham Road Station, Darenth, Kent. Remaining crew (all POW/WIA): Uffz Josef Schumacher, Ogefr Hans Hoffmann and Flg Willi Kohl (D.Drury). Note: LOCS suggests the pilot may have been repatriated, perhaps due to his wounds.
2177 Schneider, JohannesUffzUnknownCaproni Ca 148P Werk # 61180 "CP + CM" (interned 7/27/44)Pilot BadgeInterned in Switzerland 27 July, 1944. He had been imprisoned and reduced in rank for an undisclosed infraction. He escaped on 12 July, 1944, and resurfaced 22 July, 1944 at the Caproni ac factory. Using an alias, Hans Lemmens, and a fake pay book, he secured work as a test pilot. On 26 July, 1944, during a test flight, he put down at Locarno-Magadino Switzerland, claiming a faulty compass and engine trouble. His Flt Engr, Ogefr Franz Nadler, was allowed to return to Italy. The disposition of Schneider (aka Lemmens) is unknown (D.Drury).
2178 Schneider, Walter "Jap"Oblt12/8/191520 5/JG-26 (5/40), 6/JG-26 (8/40), III/JG-26, Stafkpt 6/JG-26 (7/41) Bf 109E "Brown 1", Fw 190A-1 Werk # 027 "Brown 1 + -", Fw 190A-2 Werk # 20217 (error?, see Note) "Brown 1" (lost 12/22/41)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/2/42 Post.)
EP(12/19/40)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 22 December, 1941 in "Brown 1" at Steenvoorde on a transfer flight to Abbeville France. In dense fog, he led four AC of his Staffel into the Artois Hills and all 5 pilots were killed. Buried Bourdon France, Block 32/11/1406 (A.Rosseels). Flugbuch (9/39 to 12/41). One of his victories was a "shared" victory, a Fokker XXI over Amsterdam on 10 May, 1940. (Shared with: Hubertus v. Holtey, Walter Meyer & Hans Wemhöner) His first official victory (100%), was a Hawk-75A at Douai, 18 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane east southeast of Dover, 28 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at London on 31 August, 1940. Nos.4 & 5, both Spitfires at Littlestone on 6 September, 1940. Nos.6 & 7, both Hurricanes, one at Margate, the other over the Thames, on 23 September, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire at Canterbury on 28 September, 1940. His 9th, a Hurricane at Tonbridge on 30 September, 1940. His 10th, a Hurricane at Horsham on 1 October, 1940. His 12th, a Wellington R1758 of No.9 Sq. at Knokke on 9 June, 1941. His 13th, a Spitfire S of Dunkirk on 25 June, 1941. No.14, a Spitfire at Mardyck on 2 July, 1941. His 15th & 16th, both Spitfires, one S of Deal the other at Gravelines, on 7 August, 1941. His 20th, a Spitfire west of Dunkirk on 23 Nov., 1941. Note: Werk # 20217 seems to be an error. Another source has the lost ac as an A-1, Wk# 027 and a "Yellow 1", altho I believe it is a "Brown 1".
2179 Schneiderbauer, ErnstOblt10/10/1917Schaerding3/KG-2 (2/43 Gilze-Rijen) Do 217E-4 Wk# 4397 "U5 + LL" (6m5% dam 2/8/43), Do 217E-4 Wk# 4541 "U5 + BL" (lost 3/11/43) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 11 March, 1943 after being bracketed by searchlights over Teesside, and were shot down by a Beaufighter of RAF No. 219 Sq., piloted by F/Lt John Willson, crashing at Great Stainton. Remaining crew (all POW): Uffz Martin Hoffmann, Observer, Uffz Hans Weber, wireless operator and Ofw Gregor Eilbrecht, gunner. The entire crew bailed successfully with wounds, and were promptly captured. Earlier, he crashed his Wk# 4397 at Ulicoten Holland, WNW of Baarle-Nassau, the night of 7/8 February, 1943, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: The cause was a belly landing due to engine damage, all safe, including the wounded Observer. Remaining crew: Ofw W.Zacharias, Obs (WIA); Uffz H.Weber, R/O and Ofw G.Eilbrecht, Gnr (SGLO).
2180 Schobert, Hans WernerOfhr9/JG-11Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470606 "Yellow 8 + I" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 April, 1944 in aerial combat, opposing a B-24 raid over northern Germany. Mombeek MIA List. On 29 May, 1944, his body was retrieved from the Baltic Sea anear Nakskov Denmark. He was taken to Kobenhavn and buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery on 3 June, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.,
2181 Schoefbeck, HansLtI/TG-3Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2182 Schofbeck, HansOfw1/KGzbV-9Ju 52RK

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
Information provided by Doug Dilda. Alternate spelling: Schöfbeck.
2183 Schöffmann, Johann "Hans"Lt3(F)/121 (S.U.) Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430029 (lost 10/2/42) EP (9/13/42), EK 1 & 2, Observer Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew at Baku 2 October, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Lt H.Herbold, Obs; Ofw W,Czauderna, R/O and Uffz W.Roth, Gnr. No VDK burial matches (D.Drury).
2184 Scholler, HansUffz9/KG-27 (5/40), 6/KG-30 (7/44)He 111P-2 Werk # unk "1G + KT" (interned & destroyed in Switzerland 16 May, 1940), Ju 88S-3 Werk # unk "4D + DP" (lost 7/28/44) Bomber Operational Clasp Uffz Scholler was uninjured and a POW briefly on 16 May, 1940 when he accidentally entered Swiss airspace and was sd by a Bf 109 of Swiss Fl.Kp.21, and crashed at Kemleten, where the crew set the ac on fire. He was repatriated 28 June, 1940. Remaining crew: Hptm Joachim Riecker, Obs (WIA, repatriated July 6, 1940), Uffz Alfred Herzig, (WIA, repatriated July 6, 1940) and Fw Gerhard Hobbie, (WIA, repatriated 28 June, 1940). Hptm Riecker, geb. 5/17/1917, Pforzheim, was killed in a crash NE of St Lo, cause unknown, no mention of crew names. He is buried in the German War Cem. La Cambe (Fr), Blk 42 Row ?, Gr 216 (D.Drury).
2185 Scholz, GüntherObstlt12/8/1911Breslau33 3.J/88 Legion Condor (8/38), 1/JG-21, Stfkpt 7/JG-54 (7/40), Act Kdr III/JG-54 (9/40), Stfkpt 7/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), Kdr IV/JG-1 (5/42), Kdr I, II & III/JG-5 Bf 109B (in Spain), Bf 109D-1 "White 1", Bf 109E-4 Wk# 5585 "<<+", Bf 109E-7 Wk# 1177 and Bf 109Fe Werk # 9619 "White 1" (8/1/41 belli-land nr Luga S.U.) w 7/JG-54, Bf 109F-4/Z (crash land 4/27/42), Bf 109G in III/JG-5(1/42-6/43)
Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/8/42)
EP

EK 1 & 2 (9/17/39)
Fighter Operational Clasp
Veteran of Spain with one victory. Channel pilot. Stfkpt 1/JG-21 in July, 1939. One of the first fighter pilots to receive the EK 2, 17 September, 1939, along with Hans Ekkard Bob. His 1st victory, a Hawk-75A east of Löwen, 13 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 W of Peronne on 20 May, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire W of Folkestone on 25 August, 1940. Replaced Hptm. Ultsch 6 September, 1940. In April of 1941, both Werk# 5585 "KB+LX" "Wh ?" and 1177 "Wh ?" crashed near the Pancevo, (Loc?) Airfield, flown by Scholz. Pilot disposition and crash circumstances are unknown in either incident. He obviously survived and went on to command JG-5 as of July, 1944. Also served in Poland, France, Battle of Britain and the Soviet Union. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941. A double victory on 7 July, 1941; both SB-3s. An I-153 on 19 September, 1941. An I-26 on 11 October, 1941. A Soviet Hurricane on 18 May, 1942, while serving as Kdr of III/JG-5. Another Hurricane at Murmansk on 14 July, 1942. A MiG-1 on 12 August, 1942. Another III/JG-5 victory, a P-40 W of Cape Korabelnyj on 18 August, 1943. Deceased 24 October, 2014. Alternate spelling: Schölz.
2186 Scholz, HansFw7/SeenotstaffelDo 24T-3 Werk # 3267 "CM + RA" (lost 11/26/43)Air Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 26 November, 1943 when his ac crashed during a ferry flightfrom Holtenau to Athens, and came down near Aalen. The cause of the crash is believed to have been icing, and the plane caught fire on impact, killing all on board. Remaining crew: Uffz Christofh Otten, Obs (bur War Cem Emden-Bolardus Friedhof, Gr 55); Uffz Wolfgang Kozuschek, R/O; Ogefr Heinrich Seilkopf, Flt Engr 1; Ogefr Karl Wallraff, Flt Engr 2 and Ogefr Ernst Nettelbeck, Gnr (D.Drury).
2187 Scholz, Hans JoachimUffz612/JG-3Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 3 August, 1944 (Magnus). One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 in the Oschersleben area on 7 July, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 30 km SE of Memmingen on 18 July, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 20 km W of Leipzig on 20 July, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 at Zeitz-Groitsch on 29 July, 1944. His 6th, a B-24 at Ehrwald/Zügspitz on 3 August, 1944, the same day of his death.
2188 Schön, AntonOblt5/23/19121Stab I/JG-21 (39), 8/JG-54 (Channel)Bf 109D-1 (lost), Bf 109Es, one 60% damaged, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1538 (lost 9/27/40) EK 2 (9/17/39)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 September, 1940 over Tilbury-Kent when he hit a fence while trying to put his crippled 109E fighter down at Broughton, near Faversham. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Gr 177 (M.Croft). Prior, he survived a Mid-air collision on 15 November, 1939 over Lingen/Ems. On 12 August, 1940 he was wounded over the Guines-South airfield, the AC sustaining 60% damage. It was on this same date that he recorded his first victory, a Spitfire at Ramsgate. One of the first fighter pilots to receive the EK 2, along with Hans Ekkard Bob. Alternate spelling: Schon.
Cannock Chase
2189 Schönbucher, Johann "Hans"Ofw1(F)/124 (Kirkenes 5/42), 1(F)/120Ju 88D-5 Werk # unk "G2 + BH" (dam 5/15/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Pilot reported safe after aerial combat with a Russian fighter on 15 May, 1942. He managed to return his damaged ac back to the Kirkenes airfield (Observer Loss List). DK-G Awards List
2190 Schöndorf, Otto HansFw1I/JG-26 (joins 11/44), 1/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 960465 "White 2" (lost), Fw 190D-9(lost 12/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
POW 26 December, 1944 after being downed in aerial combat by P-51s of the 361st FG over Bouillon, Belgium. He was able to bail out, landing N of Sedan, near Carlsbourg, however, he suffered a broken leg. Taken prisoner by U.S. forces at Carlsbourg along with his Gruppe Kdr.(Hartigs) Hospitalized in England. This was his third combat mission. WIFA 3 December, 1944 when his "White 2" ran low of fuel after an extensive combat. He was able to land and refuel elsewhere, but overturned during the landing at Fürstenau, injuring his hand. Thought to have one victory, a P-47, detail unknown. Named Otto also by Les Butler.
2191 Schönfeld, HansHptm6/JG-53 (7/41 Sylt)Bf 109F-2Fighter Operational ClaspPictured with 6 Staffel Flugzeugführers in the JG-53 Chronicles by Jochen Prien.
2192 Schönleitner, HansUffz9/23/1920Schrammbach8/KG-6 (Brussels-Melsbroek)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 141152 "3E + LS" (lost 3/14/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 14 March, 1944; became lost and crashed due to engine failure at Rendles Farm near Devizes, Wilts, apparently on the return route. Remaining crew (POW): Ogefr H. Baumgart, Ogefr A. Harnish and Gefr G. Grünwald. Added: Uffz Schönleitner buried at Bath Haycombe Cem., Blk 39, Sec H, Row A, Gr 233 (D.Drury).
2193 Schönstedt, Hans GeorgLtIV/TG-1Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2194 Schoormans, HansFw3/Kü.Fl.Gr. 506 (Grove Denmark)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1322 "S4 + LL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 19 August, 1941, returning from a mission, the Ju 88 was seen approaching the Grove airfield in the evening from the east and on fire, when it suddenly crashed into a gravel pit, 3 km east of the airfield, in what is today known as the village of Karup. The entire crew were killed and buried in the Aalborg Cemetery. Remaining crew: Lt zur See Dietrich Kondritz, Observer; Uffz Rolf Bernthsen, R/O and Fw Max Arneth, Gunner. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2195 Schopis, HorstLt9/KG-26 (Aalborg West)He 111H-3 Werk # 3178 "1H + CT" (lost, 4/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspAfter a bomb attack on 27 April, 1940 on the British cruiser "Flamingo", he was attacked by three Skuas of No 800 Sq. off the carrier "Ark Royal". The pilot credited with the victory, Capt Richard T. Partridge, Cmdr 800 Sq., (Gunner Lt Robt. S. Bostock) who made a force landing after the engagement. The He 111 force landed beside Lake Heilstuguvatnet. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Heinz Strunk (accidentally shot by a Danish soldier); Uffz Hans Hauck (KIA) and Uffz Josef Auchtor (WIA). Pilot disposition not reported. Added: The story of the two crews survival efforts were the subject of a German film "Into the White". Both crews sought shelter overnight in a shepherd's hut. Fw Strunk was shot by a Norwegian patrol before his situation could be determined. Lt Schopis survived the war. The deceased German crew were buried in the War Cem., Trondheim-Havstein; Fw Strunk, Obs, Row 22, Gr 38; Uffz Hauck, R/O, Row 28, Gr 33. Both Lt Schopis and Uffz Auchtor were taken prisoner (D.Drury).
2196 Schopper, HansOfw1III/SG-4 (6/44 Tours, Fr.), 8/SG-4 (8/44 S.U.), II/SG-4 (1/45)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 584230 (? dam 1/24/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
WIA 24 January, 1945 by enemy fire and made a force landing at Gross-Briesen. Known to have made an emergency landing after an operation at Riva Bella, near Benouville (Normandy Front) on 12 June, 1944. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-9 S of Birsui on 2 August, 1944.
2197 Schöpper, Hans WilhelmOblt176(J)/TrGr-186 (5/40), 8/JG-77 (1/42 S.U.), Stab I/JG-4 (8/43), Stfkpt 2/JG-4 (2/44)Bf 109E in TrGr-186, Bf 109E & F in JG-77, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462822 "Black 4" (dam 12/2/44) in JG-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 2 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Tann. His first known victory, a Blenheim 40 km N of Juist on 6 May, 1940. His 2nd, a D-XXI on 10 May, 1940. His 3rd, and final in TrGr-186, a Sunderland on 21 June, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, his 11th victory (actually reported as Eric Shöpper), an SB-2 on 5 January, 1942. A 2nd Soviet, his 12th victory, an SB-2 on 15 January, 1942. Opposed the Ploesti raid, downing a B-24 2km southeast of Dufur Batesti on 1 August, 1943. One known victory, a P-40 over northern Italy on 22 February, 1944. A 3rd known, a P-47 NE of Domfessel/Voges on 28 September, 1944. A P-47 on 26 November, 1944, no location given. A P-51 at Bingen on 2 December, 1944. Magnus Report, 39 victories. Alternate spelling: Schopper.
2198 Schorn, HansUffz3(F)/33 (6/41 S.U.), on loan to 3(F)/122 (7/42)Ju 88, Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0649 "8H + KL" (lost 7/25/42)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 25 July, 1942; shot down near Smith Knoll Light Vessel (location unknown) while on loan to Aufkl.Gr 122. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Werner Schulz, Obs; Uffz Rolf Hochdörfer, R/O and Uffz Peter Bickel, Gunner. Wiki Luft data. Twenty-two known combat missions recorded on the 1941 Mission Board, a Gefr at the time.
2199 Schössner, OskarUffz1/KG-6Ju 188A-2 Werk # 180442 "3E + HH" (lost 6/11/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew, 11 June, 1944; failed to return from a mission, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Walter Lehnhardt, Obs; Uffz Hans Dahlsen, R/O; Uffz Walter Schramm, Gnr 1 and Gefr Hubert Lütz, Gnr 2 (D.Drury).
2200 Schrade, HansUffz1922101/JG-54 (11/43 S.U.)Fw 190AEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 May, 1944 (Magnus). His grave marker was found in a forest at Wracr Hungary by Janos Bruckner in August 2011. It simply stated "Hans Schrade, Luftwaffe Pilot, 1922-1944". His first known victory, two Soviet Il-2s on 11 November, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 15 December, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 on 18 December, 1943. A 5th, an Il-2 on 23 December, 1943. Nos. 6 & 7, two Il-2s in the Wesenberg sector on 4 January, 1944. An 8th, a LaGG-5 on 8 January, 1944. Nos. 9 & 10, both Il-2s on 3 February, 1944. Magnus, 24 victories!

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