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29401 Zuck, HerbertFw3/JG-77 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15426 "Yellow 8" (lost 7/1/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 July, 1943 during aerial combat west of Comiso.
29402 Zucker, WalterFw1/LG-1 (Crete)JU 88A-5 Werk # 3129 "L1 + KH" (lost 4/24/41)Bomber Operational ClaspShot down 24 April, 1941 by Blenheims of No. 30 Sq., all crew (unnamed) returned.
29403 Zuckerer, HeinrichGefrErg/JGr- Ost (Poland)Bf 109F-1 Werk # 6611 (lost 5/28/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 28 May, 1942; crashed at Strezemierszyme during a non-combat flight, no cause reported. Source: Bf 109 Loss List
29404 Zückert, WalterOfwWekusta 1.Ob.d.L.Ju 88D-1 & D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Meteorological Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
29405 Zuehlke, WernerLt9/StG-1 (Malta)Ju 87 (lost 4/12/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 12 April, 1941; sd over Malta, no further detail (German Losses Over Malta).
29406 Zügenrücker, OttoUffz8/24/1918Leipzig5/SKG-10 (Broadstairs/Ostend)Fw 190A-5/U8 Werk # 52529 "Green R" (lost 6/1/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 1 June, 1943 during aerial combat with a Typhoon of RAF No. 609 Sq., piloted by F/O Davies, crashing near Manston, at Lydden, Kent. Buried Margate Cem., Kent, Plot "L", Gr 15271. Source: M.Croft. Alternate spelling: Zeugenruecker,
29407 Zühlke, WernerLt9/StG-1 (Malta)Ju 87B-2 Werk # 5724 "J9 + Bl" (lost 4/11/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 11 April, 1941 at Venezia, cause unknown. Ju 87 Loss List
29408 Zukal, JosefOgefrI/EJG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-12 Werk # 161129 (60% dam 2/8/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 8 February, 1945 after hitting an obstruction near Wurzen (Bf 109 Loss List).
29409 Zukunft, GerhardFw11/JG-5Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410750 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspLanding accident at Sola Norway airfield, pilot disposition unknown. Source: SIG Norway.
29410 Zulauf, ErichObfhr12/9/1922Wermelskirchen18/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-5 Werk # 27092 "Black 5" (lost 4/7/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 April, 1944 during aerial combat near Paderborn. Crashed exiting a cloud chasing a Mosquito after an Alarmstart. Buried in the War Grave Cem, Paderborn, Row 4, Grave 43. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 W of Zwolle on 21 February, 1944. Flew wing for Fritz Haspel this date.
29411 Zülz, TheodorUffz12/KG-30 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1752 "??" (lost 8/5/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 5 August, 1943; crashed west of Gardelegen due to engine fire (Ju 88 Loss List).
29412 Zumkeller,OfwSG-4Fw 190F(lost)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 26 December, 1944 after aerial combat with American fighters in the Ardennes area.
29413 Zumpe, WernerLt7/ZG-26 (Africa)Bf 110F-2 Trop Werk # 5074 "3U + XR" (lost 11/3/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 3 November, 1942; made an emergency landing in a minefield 40km SE of Acroma. Bf 110 Loss List
29414 Zupp, PeterAll that is known from the History Channel, noting he was a pilot who flew over Dunkirk in 1940. Alternate spelling: Zupe?.
29415 Zurmühlen, Heinrich vonOfwKGzbV-1Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/4/42)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
29416 Zutz, Hans JoachimUffz7/JG-26 (10/44), 8/JG-26 (11/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170989 "Blue 10" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 5 November, 1944 in "Blue 10" when he collided with his element leader, Lt Bruno Mischkot, when landing at Kirchhellen airfield after a mission.
29417 Zuzic, Herwig "Lauser"Oblt6/23/191714 4/JG-77 (Russia 9/41), 12/JG-1 (2/43 Deelen), Stfkpt 8/JG-1 (3/43) Bf 109E-4/B Werk # 1459 "White 7" (lost 9/24/41) in JG-77, Fw 190A-4 Wk# 0586(80% bdam 2/26/43), Bf 109G-6/R6 Wk# 15367 "Black 1" (lost 8/19/43) in JG-1 EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 August, 1943 in his G-6 when he collided with another G-6, Wk# 15472, piloted by his wingman, during an attack on B-17s, crashing at Zuidzande Holland, NW of Oostburg. Buried Ysselsteyn BS/9/207 (Geensen). He crashed his 190A-4 at Grootebroek Holland, west of Enkhuizen, on 26 February, 1943, due to engine damage, pilot safe (DeSwart). His 14th and last victory was a B-17 on 26 July, 1943. He was a Russian POW briefly on 24 September, 1941 after colliding with wingman Ofw Eugen Wintergerst, and later parachuted into Romania as a Russian spy, but he remained loyal to Germany, but not re-assigned to the Eastern theater.
Ysselstein, Holland
29418 Zweigart, Eugen LudwigOblt5/3/1914Saargemünd69 9/JG-54 (10/40; 7/43 Schiphol), 7/JG-54 (10/43), Stfkpt 8/JG-54 (3/44), Stab III/JG-54 (5/44) Bf 109F-2 "Yellow 2" (dam 35% 7/5/41), Bf 109F-2 #12943 (dam 35% 11/11/41), Bf 109G-6 "Yellow 5", Bf 109G-6/R6 #15678 "Yellow 7"(WIA-aerial combat, lost 7/27/43),Fw 190A-8 # 170736 "Blk 3"(lost 6/8/44) RK(1/22/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (11/30/42)
EP (10/26/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 June, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-51, in Werk# 170736 "Black 3", over Le Cambaux, France. Bailed successfully, but reportedly killed by P-51 pilot while hanging in his chute. Prior, 7/5/41 35% damage to an unidentified F-2 over Druja and on 11/11/41, 35% damage to Wk# 12943 over Sablino. In neither incident was there a pilot disposition. On 27 July, 1943 he was wounded by B-25 return fire in his G-6 "Yel 7" over the Schiphol Holland airfield. Bailed successfully. The G-6 crashed at Noorden, SW of Mijdrecht Holland (DeSwart). 15 victories in the West. His 1st, a Blenheim 25 km NE of De Kooi on 10 November, 1940. One bomber (another source says 10 bombers). His 1st known Soviet victory, an I-153 on 22 June, 1941. An I-18 on 11 September, 1941. An Il-2 on 30 September, 1941. An I-26 on 5 November, 1941. An I-18 on 1 December, 1941. An Il-2 and an I-26 on 9 February, 1942. A Pe-2 on 4 April, 1942. A MiG-3 on 30 July, 1942. Two Soviet P-40s on 13 August, 1942. Two P-40s on 3 Sept, 1942. Two Yak-1s and two La-5s in the Kiev area on 29 Dec, 1942. Alternate spelling: Zweigert (DeSwart).

L-R: Wilhelm Schilling - Zweigart 1942
29419 Zweigg,Oblt15/ZG-1Bf 110, Me 410
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 on 2 April, 1944 over Austria.
29420 Zweng, WilhelmFw11/26/1915Pfronten (Bav)1(H)/14 (2/40), 7(H)/32 ('43)Hs 126, Fw 189A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
EP (11/2/42), Observer Operational Clasp
The VDK reports the Fw had died on 17, August, 1944, near Papile, Lithuania, circumstances unknown. He has not yet been transferred to a VDK cemetery. He is believed still buried at Papile. DK-G Awards List & D.Drury
29421 Zwernemann, JosefOblt3/26/1916Kirchworbis Thüringen1267/JG-52 (7/40), 3/JG-77, 2/JG-11, Stfkpt 1/JG-11 (2/44)Bf 109E(7/JG-52), Fw 190A-7 Wk# 07169 "Black 1"(2/JG-11), Fw 190A-7 Wk# 431164 (lost 4/8/44) RK(6/23/42)-EL(10/31/42)
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Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/25/42)
EP(12/12/41)

EK 1 & 2
Ftr Oper.Clasp w/Pend
KIA 8 April, 1944. Shot down by Mustangs at Anrewitz, west of Gardelegen, Germany. Werk# 431164 "White 11". Reportedly shot in his chute. Werk # 07169 was shared with Alwin Doppler. Approximately 600 combat missions. 20 victories in the West. His 1st western victory, a Spitfire NE of Margate on 24 July, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, a Yak-1 on 26 August, 1942. Three Yak-1s on 31 August, 1942, one of many multiple victories. Another multiple, three LaGG-3s on 8 September, 1942. Three Il-2s on 13 September, 1942. Six victories on 22 September, 1942; two Yak-1s and four LaGG-3s. A Yak-1 and three LaGG-3s on 19 October, 1942. Three Lagg-3s, an Il-2 and an I-16 Rata on 29 November, 1942. He downed the famous Russian Ace, Lt Dimitry Glinka of 45 IAP, on 15 April, 1943, in a P-39. Victory 118 was a P-38 in the Hannover-Braunschweig area on 10 February, 1944. His 125th victory, a B-24 at Uelzen on 8 April, 1944. His 126th, a P-51 at Salzwedel, same day, and the day of his death. Photo


(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
Zwernemann was killed in combat with Mustangs near Gardelegen on 4/8/44. At the time of his death he was StaffelKapitan of I./JG11 (Youngs).

29422 Zwesken, Fw36/KG-51Bf 110, Ju 88A
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Two known victories, a B-17 and a Halifax over England on 22 April, 1944. A 3rd, an "Unidentified AC" over England on 27 April, 1944.
29423 Zwesken, Rudi "Bulle"Ofw8/13/1919Marschendorf Mähren521/JG-52 (1/44 S.U.), 2 (Lobnitz), 5 & 6(Sturm)/JG-300 (6/44 -1/45 Schönfeld)Bf 109G, Fw 190A RK(3/21/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(44)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Total number of victories unknown, presumably 27 in the East and 25 in the West, including numerous four engine bombers, several rammed. One known victory, a B-17 at Oranienburg on 21 June, 1944. A 2nd known, a B-24 (e.V.) near Tulln on 26 June, 1944. A B-24 in the Magdeburg area on 7 July, 1944. A P-38 S of Munich on 19 July, 1944. Two P-38s on 22 August, 1944; one at the Bakony Forest, the other at Mor. A B-24 over Austria on 22 August, 1944. A B-24 at Neuhaus/Böhmen (Bohemia?) on 24 August, 1944. A B-17 at Brünn on 29 August, 1944. A B-17 NE of Eberswalde on 12 September, 1944. Two 15th AAF B-24 Js on 17 December, 1944; "Ten Men Bak" # 42-51324 of 461 BG, 764 BS, piloted by 2/Lt Kenneth B. Smith and "Little Joe" #42-50934 of 484BG, 824BS, piloted by 1/Lt Charles A. Himmler; one at Kremsier, the other at Olmütz. A P-51 near Schwalmstedt on 24 December, 1944. A B-17 on 14 January, 1945. Reported to have commited suicide in Bitterfeld,Saxonia, in 1947.
29424 Zwick, ErnstLt5/MSG-1 (Vaerlose De.)Ju 52/3m Werk # 3414 (lost)Transport Operational ClaspKIA 14 April, 1944 during a Mine Detection mission when attacked by two Mosquitos of RAF No. 418 Sq., piloted by F/O Caine and S/L Kipp, and were shot down over the sea off Kattegat Denmark. Although the crew was rescued by a German Vorpostboot 907, the entire crew died of exposure and fatigue. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Rudolf Froock, Obs, and Ofw Albert Krapf, Mech. All were buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery on 21 April, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
29425 Zwick, HansLt210/JG-3 (7/43), 11/NJG-3 (4/44)Bf 109G, Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known Sicilian campaign victory, his 1st, a B-24 10 km southeast of Lecce on 2 July, 1943. Another known victory, now in NJG-3, a B-24 N of Rügen on 9 April, 1944.
29426 Zwilling,Oblt1Stab I/JG-3Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 at Parchim on 12 September, 1944.
29427 Zwingmann, HorstFhjUffz4/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 413774 "Blue 9" (dam 9/19/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 19 September, 1944 at Nancy, no further detail (JG-4 List).
29428 Zwingmann, WilliOfw4/KG-30Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/17/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
29429 Zwipf, HeinrichHptm1/13/1914PirmasensI/StG-77, Stfkpt 3/StG-77 (8/43 S.U.), Kdr I/SG-4 (4/44)Ju 87D-1 "all "S2 + Jl, KL, Nl" in 8/43, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470644 (lost 4/7/44) RK(12/31/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 7 April, 1944 in an emergency landing on Rieti Italy airfield following a fighter attack. His R/O was Fw Heinz Sellhorn. 600+ missions, mostly with the Ju 87.
29430 Zwissler, FranzFw3/20/1920Munich16/KG-2 (Merville) Me 410A-1 Werk # 0238 "U5 + KG" (lost 7/14/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA the night of 13/14 July, 1943 after being shot down over the sea 5 miles off Felixstowe by a Mosquito of RAF No. 85 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Nigel Bunting. Remaining crew(KIA): Ofw Leo Raida (geb 7/4/1917 Breslau). Both are buried at Felixstowe New Cemetery. Jager Blatt 4/2001. Added: Burial locations: Zwissler Blk B, Sec K, Gr 3; Raida Blk B, Sec K, Gr 2 (D.Drury).
29431 Zwittnig, LudwigOblt6Stfkpt 1 & 2/JG-3Bf 109G-14
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a P-47 at Roye-Noyon on 20 June, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) on 12 September, 1944, no location given. His 3rd, a P-51 in the Schwalmstadt area on 13 September, 1944. A 4th, a B-17 in the Marisfeld area on 2 November, 1944. He was shot down this same day in a G-14 over Halle, bailing safely. His 5th, same day, another B-17 at Eisleben. A 6th, a LaGG-3 on 3 March, 1945. Alternate spelling: Zwittning.
29432 Urselmann, KarlOblt10/30/1913Gelsenkirchen Stfkpt 10/JG-51 (3/45 Pillau-Neutief) Bf 109G-14 Werk # Unk (lost 3/18/45) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 18 March, 1945 attempting an emergency landing at the Pillau-Neutief airfield, circumstances not reported. The VDK specifies his place of death as Seeflieger-Horst, Pillau E/Prussia, now called Baltiysk, and located in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. He is buried there, in the German War Cem, Blk 1A, among the unknowns (D.Drury).
29433 Haass, W.Fw1/SKG-10 (11/43 Rosieres-en-Santerre)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 150877 "TD + SO" (lost 11/6/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 6 November, 1943 ove the North Sea, cause not reported (SGLO).
29434 Leipold, W.Ofhr8/KG-51 (10/44 Bonn-Hangelar)Fw 190G-3 Werk # 160032 "Red 4" (lost 10/2/44)Wound Badge, Assault Operational ClaspWIA 2 October, 1944; bailed safely after being hit by flak over Arnhem. Returned to his unit 9 November, 1944 (SGLO).
29435 Kniese, O.Fhr7/KG-51 (10/44 Bonn-Hangelar)Fw 190G-3 Werk # 160818 "White 6" (lost 10/7/44)Assault Operational ClaspMIA the night of 6/7 October, 1944 in the Geilenkirchen area, cause not reported (SGLO).
29436 Brune, W.Ofhr7/KG-51 (10/44 Bonn-Hangelar)Fw 190G-3 Werk # 933346 (lost 10/29/44)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 29 October, 1944; sd by a night fighter in the Helmond area. Buried Bahnhofstr. Schwelm in a single grave (SGLO).
29437 Heuss, A.Ofw2/NSGr.-1 (1/45) Ju 87D-5 Werk #141993 (lost 1/22/45)Night Assault Operational ClaspMIA 22 January, 1945 with R/O-Gnr, Uffz P.Epper, when their Ju 87 crashed at Ubach over Worms, cause not reported (SGLO).
29438 Schulz, E.Unk1/14/1915Wittenburg4/NJG-2 (10/40 Gilze-Rijen)Bf 110D Werk # 3812 "2A + BL" (lost 10/16/40)Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational ClaspInjured the night of 15/16 October, 1940 when he crashed at Sprang Capelle, no further details (SGLO).
29439 Löffelmann,LtErg,Gr./ZG-76 (5/41)Bf 110E-1 Werk # 3917 (lost 5/28/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspHe and R/O-Gnr, Gefr Scheuermann, were rescued 28 May, 1941, by a Dutch trawler, 10 miles off Zandvoort. The ac crashed into the North Sea 45km W of Petten (SGLO).
29440 Krüger, K.ObltNJG-1 (8/42 Leeuwarden)Bf 110 Werk # Unk (lost 8/19/42)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 19 August, 1942 at Leeuwarden airfield, cause not reported. Lt Krüger buried at Yssel AR-5-110 (SGLO).
29441 Hofmeister, E.Fw7/NJG-1 (4/43 Twente)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5312 "G9 + KR" (lost 4/17/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 17 April, 1943; he and R/O-Gnr, Uffz R.Spielhagen, killed when they collided with Wk# 5310 (crew not named) at Esche, near Neuenhaus Germany. Both are buried at Yssel; Fw Hofmeister R-10-235, Uffz Spielhagen R-10-236 (SGLO).
29442 Jenderny, W.Gefr2/LG-2 (5/40) He 111 Werk # Unk (lost 5/12/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 12 May, 1940 when he attempted an emergency landing near Pingjum. He was buried at Gelsenkirchen Ückendorf-Süd, Grave 13-2-20. No crew detail reported (SGLO).
29443 Christiansen,Unk2/KG-53 (7/40 Vitry-en-Artois) He 111H-2 Werk # Unk (lost 7/29/40) Bomber Operational Clasp Pilot's disposition on 29 July, 1940 is unknown. His ac was sd by Spitfires, and crashed at Krabbegat, off Haamstede Lighthouse. One crewman unknown. Two remaining were KIA, buried Yssel: Fw E.Knobloch, bur BF-4-97(?) and Fw M.Eiblmeier, bur BF-4-94 (SGLO). Note: Fw E.Knobloch is named as a pilot with a separate entry of his own sowing burial as BF-4-79! This Christiansen entry may be a complete error.
29444 Angermaier, A.Uffz3/KG-53 (7/40)He 111 Unk (lost 7/29/40)Bomber Operational Clasp KIA the night of 28/29 July, 1940, when, for unknown reason crashed into the North Sea near Den Haag. The entire crew washed ashore in mid-August, 1940, and were buried at Ysselsteyn, the pilot bur BH-4-78. Remaining crew: Lt W.Schatka, Obs, bur BK-2-48; Uffz E.Jendricke, R/O, bur BH-4-79 and Fw F.Prütting, Gnr, bur BH-4-77 (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29445 Knobloch, E.Fw2/KG-53 (7/40 Vitry-en-Artois)He 111H-2 Werk # Unk "A1 + ??" (lost 7/29/40) Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew 29 July, 1940; sd by "Blue Section" Spitfires of No.66 Sq., and crashed into the North Sea 20 miles off Lowestoft UK. The deceased are buried at Ysselsteyn, Fw Knobloch bur BF-4-79. Remaining crew: Lt O.Kliffken, Obs, bur CO-5-106; Fw M.Eiblmeier, bur BF-4-94; Gefr H.Fricke, bur BK-2-44 and Gefr H.Keil, bur BK-2-50 (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29446 Ewerts, E.Fw4/KG-26 (9/40 Gilze-Rijen)He 111 Werk # Unk "1H + AM" (lost 9/5/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 4/5 September, 1940; sd over the North Sea, three MIA and one KIA. Remaining crew: Ofw A.Suszmann, Obs (MIA); Fw R.Handwerker, R/O (MIA) and Uffz W.Mahlmann, Gnr (KIA, bur Yssel AR-10-231) (SGLO).
29447 Seefried, H.Lt6/KG-53 (11/40 Lille-Nord) He 111 Werk # 5675 "A1 + GP" (lost 11/22/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA the night of 21/22 November, 1940 when his ac crashed into the North Sea, no cause reported. Lt Seefried buried Ysselsteyn BK-3-57 with the other deceased. Remaining crew: Gefr F.Schumacher, Obs (MIA); Uffz G.Burger, R/O (MIA); Ogefr K.Burner, Mech/Gnr (KIA, bur BN-10-230) and Hptm F.Schiffer, Kriegsberichter (KIA, bur BK-3-61) (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29448 Michalszik, H.Ofw3/KG-53 (2/41)He 111H-5 Werk # 3563 "A1 + AL" (lost 2/27/41(Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 27 February, 1941 when his ac crashed into the North Sea, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Oblt H.G.Ziegler, Obs (MIA); Fw K.Ziegler, R/O (KIA, bur Yssel AR-8-183); Uffz G.Helget, Mech (MIA) and Uffz H.Menetzke, Gnr (MIA) (SGLO).
29449 Spiess, F.Uffz9/KG-40 (8/41 Soesterberg)He 111H-5 Werk # 3665 "F8 + BT" (lost 8/14/41) Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 14 August, 1941 when he crashed into the North Sea for an unknown reason. Remaining crew (KIA, bur Yssel AR-8): Lt W.Fichtner, Obs (Gr 178); Uffz G.Füchsel, R/O (Gr 179) and Ogefr H.Jaeger, Gnr (Gr 180) (SGLO).
29450 Franzen,Uffz7/KG-40 (8/41 Soesterberg)He 111H-5 Werk # 4083 "F8 + CR" (70% dam 8/16/41)Bomber Operational ClaspUninjured in a landing accident at Soesterberg the night of 15/16 August, 1941, no cause reported. Remaining crew (safe): Gefr R.Schmidt, Obs (Inj); Gefr Ungen, R/O and Gefr Goedestze, Gnr (SGLO).
29451 Schmalholz, L.Lt8/KG-3 (7/44 Rheine)He 111H-16 Werk # 160257 "5K + AS" (lost 7/22/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC the night of 21/22 July, 1944 when his ac crashed at Jutphaas Utrecht, killing the entire crew, cause not reported. The crew are all buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk BG, Row 5. Remaining crew: Gefr W.Dietz, Obs (Gr 106); Ogefr K.H.Hilleker, R/O (Gr 104); Ogefr K.H.Burghardt, Gnr 1 (Gr 105) and Gefr E.Schiemann, Gnr 2 (Gr 103). Lt Schmalholz buried Gr 102 (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29452 Bohne, H.Lt8/KG-3 (10/44)He 111H-16 Werk # 161225 "5K + KS" (dam 10/7/44)Bomber Operational ClaspWIA the night of 6/7/October, 1944; forced to make an emergency landing at Kessel, near Venlo, due to a shelling. Remaining crew (all WIA): Fw W.Romey, Obs; Uffz H.Wagner, R/O; Uffz W.Ahnert, Gnr and Uffz G.Adrian, Wart (SGLO).
29453 Schulte, K.Uffz8/KG-3 (10/44 Ahlhorn)He 111H-20 Werk # 700272 :5K + LS" (lost 10/7/44)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 7 October, 1944 after ditching his ac 80km E of Great Yarmouth due to an engine fire. Remaining crew: Uffz A.Schlick, Obs (KIA, bur Yssel AT-9-215); Uffz W.Kirchvogel, R/O (KIA, grave location unknown); Ogefr H.Müller, Gnr 1 (POW) and Uffz H.Weber, Gnr 2 (POW) (SGLO).
29454 Scholz, G.Lt4/KG-53 (11/44 Bad Zwischenahn)He 111H-20 Werk # 700862 "A1 + BM" (lost 11/11/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew the night of 10/11 November, 1944, presumed to have crashed into the North Sea. Remaining crew: Uffz W.Schulz, Obs; Ogefr H.Scholz, R/O; Uffz H.Naumann, Gnr and Ofw F.Riemann, Wart (SGLO).
29455 Leder,Lt8/KG-76 (8/40 Cormeilles-en-Vexin)Do 17Z-2 Werk # Unk "F1 + ??" (lost 8/18/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 August, 1940; shot down by Spitfires of No.1 Sq., and crashed off the southern coast of Britain. Lt Leder washed up, unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Ulbrich (MIA), Uffz Rudolf (MIA), Uffz A.Disch (KIA, bur Yssel BF-4-78) and Uffz H.Szybinski (KIA, bur Bourdon Fr., 16-12-433 (SGLO).
29456 Kaiser, H.Fw1/KG-3 (12/40)Do 17Z-3 Werk # 2847 "5K + EL" (lost 12/5/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 5 December, 1940; lost over the North Sea, cause not reported. Remaining crew: Gefr R.Krüger, Obs (KIA, bur Yssel BF-4-84); Ogefr K.Feldmann, R/O (MIA) and Gefr F.Beck, Gnr (MIA) (SGLO).
29457 Ebsen, K.HptmStab/KG-2 (12/40)Do 17Z-2 Werk # 1139 "U5 + ?A" (45% dam 12/12/40)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 12 December, 1940; crashed at Sijbekarspel, cause not reported. Remaining crew (uninjured): Ofw H.Wagner, Obs; Uffz R.Laube, R/O and Uffz K.Schmitz (SGLO).
29458 Bautz, E.Uffz4/Fl.Ziel.G-2 (3/44 Twente)Do 17E-3 Werk # 2041 "SE + UU" (lost 3/30/44)Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 30 March, 1944; sd by P-47's of 78FG at Twente airfield. Remaining crew: Uffz F. Bürk, R/O (KIA, bur Yssel R-9-208) and Ogefr F.Frister, Wart/Gnr (WIA) (SGLO).
29459 Pelzer, J.Fw3/Ku.Fl.Gr. 406 (11/39 List)Do 18D Werk # 0804 "K6 + DL" (lost 11/10/39) Pilot BadgePOW 10 November, 1939; shot down by Hudson of No.220 Sq. off the Yorkshire coast near Scarborough. Survivors rescued by SS Jeannette which went aground on Vlieland. Remaining crew: Oblt z See W.Lutjens (MIA); Uffz W.Kliesch, R/O (POW) and Fw C.Kleff, Mech/Gnr (POW) (SGLO).
29460 Knödler, RichardOblt2/10/1915Esslingen am Neckar 7/KG-6 (3/44) Ju 88 Werk # Unk (lost 3/21/44) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 21 March, 1944; aerial combat over the North Sea. His body washed up at Ameland, and he is buried at Ysselsteyn, AR-1-6. Remaining crew: Uffz Gregor Harzheim (geb 8/24/22 Steckenborn), Obs (KIA, washed up at Terschelling, bur Yssel AR-1-5); Ofw G.Becker, R/O (MIA) and Fw R.Trabant, Gnr (KIA, bur CC 5/2/25) (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
Ysselstein, Holland
29461 Fellner, L.Lt5/NJG-2 (11/41)Do 215B-5 Werk # 0030 "G9 + KM" (45% dam 11/7/41)Night Fighter Operational ClaspPilot and crew safe 7 November, 1941 when making a belly landing at Leeuwarden airfield af ter combat. Remaining crew: Ogefr H.Hätscher, R/O and Uffz Kemper (SGLO).
29462 Beyer, HeinzGefr4/20/1924BerlinErg/JGr.-Ost ('43), joins 7/JG-3 (7/4/44 Evreux-Fauville Chartres)Bf 109G-6/R3 Werk # 165268 "Black 8 + I" (lost 7/12/44)Pilot BadgeMIA 8 days after joining JG-3, 12 July, 1944. While making a low-level attack on Allied troops and cargo gliders, he was hit by AA fire. He crashed in no-mans land, 1km S of Breville-les-Monts, 12km NE of Caen. His remains were unable to be recovered, and he is believed to be buried at La Cambe in Normandy, as unknown. Gratefully acknowledged source: D-Day Wings Museum, Caen & Christian König..



29463 Schiwek, K.LtII/KG-2 (10/41)Do 217A-1 Werk # 020 (50% dam 10/27/41)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspHis entire crew injured in a crash landing at Schiphol airfield the night of 26/27 October, 1941. Remaining crew (all safe): Uffz H.Hufe, Obs; Ofw W.Pigge, R/O and Ogefr P.Honert, Gnr (SGLO).
29464 Ungerer, H.Lt6/KG-40 (12/41 Soesterberg)Do 217K-2 Werk # 9304 "F8 + CP" (lost 12/23/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 23 December, 1941 when he crashed into the North Sea off Schouwen, no cause reported. Lt Ungerer buried Yssel BS-1-7. Remaining crew: Gefr R.Fischer, Obs (bur BS-3-75, washed uup at Haamstede); Ogefr R.Schwab, R/O (MIA) and Ogefr R.Bookschulte, Gnr (bur BF-4-76, washed up at Haamstede) (SGLO).
29465 Börnicke, HartmutLt5/5/1922Berlin4/SG-2Fw 190F-8 Werk # 930827 "White 6" (lost 8/16/44)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 16 August, 1944 when his ac crashed at Bielice, Poland during a test flight. His remains could not be recovered for transfer to the collective cemetery at Pulawy, Poland, and his name is recorded in the memorial book there (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Börnick.
29466 Müller, RichardUffz7/SG-2Ju 87D-5 Werk # 141542 "T6 + OR" (lost 8/17/44)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 17 August, 1944 at Käru, Lääne-Viru County, Estonia, sd by flak. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz heinz Schmidt, was also killed. No VDK burial match for either of them (D.Drury).
29467 Schwarz, W.Lt5/KG-40 (6/42 Soesterberg)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5397 (35% dam 6/22/42)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspLt Schwarz and his Observer, Uffz E.Kremer were injured when crash landing at Soesterberg airfield after combat with fighters. Lt Schwarz reported KIA 26 November, 1943 (SGLO).
29468 Wolf, E.Lt9/KG-2 (8/42)Do 217E-4 Werk # 4263 "U5 + DT" (lost 8/13/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew the night of 12/13 August, 1942 at IJsselmeer, cause unknown. The deceased are buried ay Ysselsteyn, AR-6; Lt Wolf at AR-6-126. Remaining crew: Fw H.Grundmann, Obs (bur Gr 131); Uffz H.Feigenbutz, R/O (bur Gr 130) and Uffz F.Holzhausen, Mech/Gnr (Gr 127) (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29469 Marek, G.FwII/KG-40 (8/42 Soesterberg)Do 217E-4 Werk # 4230 (25% dam 8/19/42)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 19 August, 1942, aerial combat with fighters. The ac made a belly landing at Gilze-Rijen, remaining unnamed crew OK (SGLO). This Wk# may be incorrect since another Dornier (same #) reported lost in 1941.
29470 Neuber, Ofw7/KG-2 (12/42)Do 217E-4 Werk # 4363 "U5 + IR" (30% dam 12/15/42)Bomber Operational ClaspPilot OK the night of 14/15 December, 1942 when he crashed landed at Deelen airfield due to pilot error. Remaining crew, all injured: Fw H.Weber, Obs; Uffz W.Schult, R/O and Uffz H.Stephan, Gnr (SGLO).
29471 Kayser, W.Uffz7/KG-2 (8/43 Soesterberg)Do 217M-1 Werk # 722753 "U5 + LR" (lost 8/15/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 15 August, 1943; believed sd by a Mosquito, and crashed into the North Sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz G.Lange, Obs; Uffz W.Runge, R/O and Gefr J.Zaus, Gnr (SGLO).
29472 Sprinzing, W.Fw3/KG-2 (9/43 Eindhoven)Do 217M-1 Werk # 40703 "U5 + CL" (20% dam 9/3/43)Bomber Operational ClaspPilot nor the crew injured 3 September, 1943 when they had a minor landing accident at Eindhoven. Remaining crew (Safe): Uffz G.Anger, Obs; Uffz H.Wuggenig, R/O and Uffz F.Wawrzynowski, Gnr (SGLO).
29473 Ringpfeil, H.Unk2(H)/41 (5/40)Hs 126 Werk # Unk (5% dam 5/10/40)Observer Operational ClaspUninjured 10 May, 1940 making an emergency landing at Roermond-Hatenboer after being hit by small arms fire (SGLO).
29474 Diebow, F.GefrLd.Kdo.Holl. (5/43 Hilversum)Fw 58C-2 Werk # 1590 (70% dam 5/18/43) Wound Badge, Transport Operational ClaspInjured in a forced landing at Hilversum airfield 18 May, 1943, due to a fuel shortage (SGLO).
29475 Beuter,FwLd.Kdo.Holl. (1/42 Hilversum) Ju W 34 Werk # 3348 "CR + AL" (70% dam 1/31/42) Transport Operational Clasp Uninjured 31 January, 1942 described as a false start at Vlieland due to poor soil conditions. His Observer, Ogefr W.Manusch, was injured (SGLO).
29476 Krause, A.FwLd.Kdo.Holl. (4/42 Hilversum) Ju W 34 Werk # 3282 (50% dam 4/24/42) Wound Badge, Transport Operational Clasp WIA 24 April, 1942; made a forced landing at Groede after being attacked by a fighter. Remaining crew (WIA): Ogefr A.Mathe, R/O and Ogefr W.Sandvoss, Mech/Gnr (SGLO).
29477 Dachsel, H.FwFl.Ziel.G-2 (2/44 Hilversum)Ju W 34 Werk # 868008 "DB + LB" (lost 2/29/44)Transport Operational ClaspKIA, with his entire crew, 29 February, 1944; sd by Maj Johnson of 56FG at Hoge Bijssel, 3km NW of Nunspeet; all buried Ysselsteyn. Fw Dachsel buried BM-4-95. Remaining crew: Uffz R.Unger, Obs (bur BM-4-96) and Uffz G.Wirsieg, Gnr (bur BM-4-97) (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29478 Milutzki, KarlFw3/SG-2 (8/44 Szasz-Regen aka Gorgenyaroszfalu)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 582084 "Yellow I" (lost 8/22/44)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 22 August, 1944 when his ac was sd near Negresti, Romania, during aerial combat with fighters. No VDK burial match.
29479 Burkhardt, FriedrichUffz3/SG-2Fw 190F-8 Werk # 582894 "Yellow K" (lost 8/23/44)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 23 August, 1944 when he was shot down during aerial combat with fighters near Comrat, Moldova, ceded to the Soviet Union in WWII. No VDK burial match (D .Drury).
29480 Alder, R.Fw1/KG-30 (5/40 Schiphol)Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk (50% dam 5/23/40)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 23 May, 1940 by flak over Amsterdam. Only he and Gefr J.Pieper were wounded, no mention of the other crew (SGLO).
29481 Funk,OfwKG-4 (6/40)Ju 88A Werk # Unk "5J + KR" (dam 6/17/40)Bomber Operational ClaspHis ac damaged making an emergency lnding at Scheveningen Beach, no injuries reported no crew detail (SGLO).
29482 Crell, H.J.Lt4/KG-76 (840 Creil)Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk "F1 + ?M" (lost 8/24/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 24 August, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of No. 501 Sq., crashed in the Channel off Manston. The three deceased washed up at Haamstede, and are buried at Ysselsteyn. Pilot Lt Crell buried BF-4-88. Remaining crew: Fw M.Thomas, Obs (bur BF-4-93); Uffz A.Hennenberg, R/O (MIA) and Uffz A.Wetzker, Gnr (bur BF-4-92) (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
29483 Wimmer, M.Lt8/KG-4 (8/40 Schiphol) Ju 88A-1 Wrk # (88)3080 "5J + ?S" (dam 8/26/40) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp Injured in a mid-air collision the night of 25/26 August, 1940 with Wk# (88)3149, piloted by Oblt Rudolf Meissner (KIC). Lt Wimmer's Observer, Fw T.Kuhn was also injured. The R/O, Uffz P.Hütten and Mech/Gnr, Flg Giesecke, no injuries reported (SGLO). This may be Max Wimmer, later in 8/KG-30.
29484 Holter, HelmutLt6/20/1915WelsFührungskette X. FliegerkorpsHe 111H-5 Werk # 3873 "P4 + AA" (lost 7/4/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 4 July, 1941 when he crashed at Saguovec, N of Zagreb, Yugoslavia (today Croatia), cause unknown. All three members of the creware buried in the German War Cemetery at Zagreb-Mirogoi, Croatia, Plot 82, Field 6, Row 6: Pilot Holter in Grave 173. Remaining crew: Uffz Herbert Hotze, Obs (Gr 172) and Gefr Hermann Patzelt, Flt Engr (Gr 171) (D.Drury).
29485 Hasselbeck,Lt6/KG-30 (12/40 Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6212 (10% dam 12/13/40) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspInjured in a minor takeoff accident outside the Gilze-Rijen airfield, 13 December, 1940. Remaining cew (Inj): Fw Neumann, Obs; Uffz Gronde, R/O and Gefr Schnell, Mech/Gnr (SGLO).
29486 Kick, A.LtII/KG-30 (3/41 Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4226 (15% dam 3/13/41)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 13 March, 1941; he made a crash landing at Gilze-Rijen airfield after being wounded by enemy fire, crew not mentioned (SGLO).
29487 Heinemann,Fw2/Aufkl.Gr.Ob.d.L (5/41)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0609 "VB + KL" (30% dam 5/10/41)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspInjured 10 May, 1941 making an emergency landing at Workum after aerial combat with fighters. Remaining crew: Hptm Pritzel, Obs (Safe); Fw Hoppe, R/O (Inj & Safe) and Uffz Haus, Gnr (Safe) (SGLO). This is most likely Erwin Heinemann.
29488 Läphel, UffzErg/KG-6 (5/41)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6185 (75% dam5/22/41) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspInjured with his entire crew 22 May, 1941 when they crashed at Haaren due to and engine fire. Remaining crew: Ogefr Korn, Obs and Gefr Föth, Gnr, no mention of a R/O (SGLO).
29489 Grabown, W. FwIII/KG-30 (8/41 Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88 A-4 Werk # 1182 (R4 + ??' (40% dam 8/13/41)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspInjured in a taxiing accident at Gilze-Rijen 13 August, 1941. Two other crew, Schrampf and Reisgies, uninjured (SGLO).
29490 Kleyenstüber, ArnoObstlt2/15/1912KielFührungskette X. Fliegerkorps (12/39), numerous staff positions after November 1940 He 111H Werk # Unk (dam 12/18/39) Pilot Badge, Wound Badge WIA 18 December, 1939 when his He 111 was attacked in the area of Ameland, West Frisian Islands, Netherlands, no mention of the remaining crew (D.Drury).
29491 Hommer, H.Fw3(F)/22 (10/41)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1145 "F6 + HL" (30% dam 10/24/41) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA/SAFE 24 October, 1941; made an emergency landing near Sloterweg 871, Sloten, due to enemy fire. Remaining crew: Oblt L.Nemecek, Obs (Safe); Unk Uhlmann, R/O ( Safe) and Ogefr P.Fahrnbach, Gnr (WIA/Safe) (SGLO).
29492 Andreaus, JosefFw4/29/1910BensheimUnk Go 145 Werk # Unk (lost 9/18/41) Pilot Badge KIA 18 September, 1941 when his ac was attacked by a Spitfire of RAF No.41 Sq. near Ostend Belgium. The VDK specifies the location of his death as Het Zoute abt 31km away from Ostend (as the crow flies). Fw Andreaus is buried in the German War Cem at Lommel Belgium, Blk 3, Gr 211 (D.Drury). One source implies that Fw Andreaus was being towed by Fw Karl Weber (when they crashed?).
29493 Weber, KarlFw2/4/1910Regen, Lower Bavaria Luftgau-Kdo Belgien-Nord Frankreich (Brussels) Ju W-34 Werk # 1319 (lost 9/18/41) Pilot Badge KIA 18 September, 1941 when his ac was attacked, probably by a Spitfire of RAF No.41 Sq. near Ostend Belgium. The VDK specifies the location of his death was Het Zoute, a seaside resort abt 31km away from Ostend as the crow flies. Remaining crew (deceased buried Lommel: Uffz Herbert Fenske, R/O (KIA, Blk 63, Gr 210) and Ogefr Alfred Rostial, Flt Engr (MIA). Pilot Fw Weber buried Blk 63, Gr 143 (D.Drury). One source implies that Fw Weber was towing Fw Josef Andreaus's ac (when they crashed?).
29494 Bärmoser, Maximilian Johann "Max"Uffz6/18/1920TraunsteinIII/JG-51 (2/43 Orel)Fw 190A-2 (or 3) Werk # Unk (lost 2/18/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 18 February, 1943 at Kulikowka, 9km SE of Orel, Russia. The VDK shows his remains have not been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is understood to exist at Kulikowka. He is commemorated in the War Cem at Kursk-Besedino, Russia (D.Drury).
29495 Zimmermann, W.Uffz1/KG-6 (4/43 Deelen)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144344 "3E + HH" (60%N dam 4/27/43)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 27 April, 1943; made a forced landing at Melissant (Zeeland) due to engine damage, unnamed crew all WIA/Safe (SGLO).
29496 Müller, H.Uffz8/KG-54 (7/44 Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 301179 "B3 + GS" (lost 7/15/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 15 July, 1944 near Arendonk Belgium killing the entire crew, cause not reported. The crew of three KIC and buried at Ysselsteyn. Pilot Uffz Müller buried Z-4-95. Remaining crew: Ogefr H.J.Luehr, Obs (bur Z-4-96) and Ogefr E.Olbrich, R/O (bur Z-4-97) (SGLO).
29497 Schäfer, H.Oblt9/KG-54 (8/44 Soesterberg)Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + ?T" (20% dam 8/18/44)Bomber Operational ClaspUninjured 18 August, 1944 when he suffered an engine failure on takeoff from Soesterberg airfield. No mention of remaining crew (SGLO). This could be any one of the H.Schäfer's of KG-54 already in the Archive (like Herbert).
29498 Schuster,Uffz9/KG-54 (8/44 Soesterberg)Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + JT" (20% dam 8/20/44)Bomber Operational ClaspUninjured 20 August, 1944 whenhe experienced a "chasis break" at Soesterberg airfield. No mention of crew (SGLO).
29499 Müller, Rudolf "Rudi"Uffz36/JG-51Bf 109G Werk # Unk (lost 3/22/45)EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational ClaspWIA 22 March, 1945 during aerial combat near Papa, Hungary, and died later in a hospital. The VDK has a listing for a Müller with no rank or given name, who died 22 March, 1945 in Sonderlaz.d.Lw.4/XVIII Ödenburg (now Sopron, Hungary. He is buried in the War Cem at Sopron, Hungary (D.Drury). This seems to be a different Rudi Müller than the one in 5/JG-51 in Tunisia.
29500 Seemann, H.E.Fw6/KG-51 (3/44 Soesterberg)Me 410A-1 Werk # Unk (60% dam 3/27/44)Bomber Operational ClaspUninjured with his R/O, Uffz K.H.Steffen, 27 March, 1944, when he crashed at Soesterberg airfield due to an engine failure (SGLO).

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