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301 Nicol, Johann LeonardOblt5/JG-2 (11/43), 11/JG-2 (5/45)Fw 190A, Bf 109GFighter Operational Clasp
302 Niederhöfer, Johann "Hans"Ofw165/JG-27 (4/41Yugo), III/JG-27 (10/43)Bf 109E (4/41), Bf 109F & G (Trop.), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140044 (lost 10/28/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
All victories in the Desert. One known victory, a P-40 east of Bir Hacheim on 22 November, 1941. A Hurricane of RAF No. 274 Sq. at El Duda on 1 December, 1941. Another Hurricane of RAF NO. 238 Sq. over Tobruk on 9 December, 1941. A P-40 west of Tobruk on 19 March, 1942. Another P-40 south of Bomba-Bucht on 27 March, 1942. A P-40 in the Sidi Mansur-Bir Habex area on 11 April, 1942. A Hurricane of SAAF No. 40 Sq., piloted by Lt van der Riet, near Bir Hacheim on 5 June, 1942. Later that same day, he downed a British bomber escort in the same area. A Hurricane S of Alamein on 30 August, 1942. Shot down & made a successful force landing in Axis on 31 August, 1942. Injured in a crash 28 October, 1943, north of Insel Harki. Bowers/Lednicer, 12 victories.
303 Niederreiter, JohannUffz2/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10518 "Yellow 13" (lost 12/29/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 29 December, 1942 during a recon mission SW of Tunis, cause unknown (Bf 109 Loss List).
304 Nonning, WalterFw4/KG-40 (Soesterberg) Do 217E-2 Werk # 0125 "F8 + FM" (lost 9/7/41) Bomber Operaional Clasp KIA the night of 7/8 September, 1941 when, attempting to return to Soesterberg, he crashed into the Waddenzee near Den Oever, Netherlands. He was damaged during aerial combat with a Beaufighter of No. 406 Sq., piloted by F/O R.C.Fumerton, who claimed a "damaged" in the vicinity of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Remaining crew: Lt Johann Kujawa, Obs (KIA, bur Köln-Südfriedhof 62B/83); Ofw Ernst Elterlein, R/O (KIA, geb 12/10/1914, Gunzenhausen, body washed ashore 9/22/41, bur Yssel CT/2/28) and Uffz Helmut Alexander, Mech (KIA, geb 8/14/1916, Rothenfels, body washed ashore 9/25/41, bur Yssel CT/2/29). There is no known grave for Fw Nonning (Netherland Loss Registry & Find-A-Grave). Alternate spelling: Nemming.
305 Nootz, Hans WernerLt5/12/19232/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260539 "Z6 + HK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 6 June, 1944; failed to return from a mission, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Johann Fellner, geb 8/22/1914, Obs; Gefr Werner Boldemann, geb 7/21/1924, T.Obs; Fw Hans Rauchfuss, geb 6/27/1919, R/O and Fw heinrich Weidig, geb 1/22/1919, Mechanic. Source: B.Bines.
306 Obser, JohannGefr10/30/19191(Erg)/JG-51 Bf 109E-7 Werk # 5906 "White 7" (lost 12/23/41) Pilot Badge KIC 23 December, 1941; crashed 8km NNE of La Roche-Bernard, Herbignac, cause unknown. He is buried at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 2, Grave 33 (absa3945).
307 Oekenpöhler, Johann Peter 'Hansi' Lt9/1/1917Hiltrup - Münster8/KG-27 (5/39), III/KG(J)-27 (1/45)He 111P Werk # 1430 "1G + ES" (dam 5/10/40), He 111P Werk # unk "1G + DS" (lost 8/14/40), He 111H-6 Werk # unk "1G + NS" (dam 7/7/42), Fw 190 in KG(J)-27 RK(6/2/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/22/42)
EP(5/10/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Wk# 1430 shot up by enemy fighters. "1G + NS" was damaged by French fighters over an undisclosed location in France, crew bailed safely. DK-G Awards List. Deceased 14 August, 1980 Hiltrup/Münster (P. Bastin). 423 combat missions. Added: He crashed his "1G + DS" at Rennes Fr. airfield after being attacked by French fighters. Remaining crew: Fw Erich Schreiber, Obs; Uffz Erich Frielinghaus, R/O and Uffz Franz Lösecke, Flt Engr. No known deaths or injuries (D.Drury).
308 Oepen, JohannFw1/KG-76Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
309 Oertel, JohannUffz10/27/1919Weiden14/KG-2Me 410A-1 Werk # 0228 "U5 + EE" (lost)Class "C" Glider Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 22/23 August, 1943 after being shot down during a night attack on Southeast England. The victor was a Mosquito of RAF No. 29 Sq., piloted by F/L C. Kirkland and P/O R.C. Raspin. The AC crashed into the sea 25 miles NE of Foreness Point, northeast of Margate, Kent. His R/O-Gunner, Fw Martin Kuefner, was also MIA.
310 Olschewsky, HerbertStabsFw2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0311027 (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 28 July, 1943; shot down during aerial combat with a Beaufighter of RCAF No.404 Sq. at Shetland. Remaining crew: Oblt Sebastian Pander, Observer (KIA); Ogefr Karl Buder, R/O (MIA); Uffz Johann Willesberger, Gunner (MIA) and Fw Herbert Krause, Mech (MIA). Source: SIG Norway.
311 Ortner, RudolfLt1/22/1920Bleiberg1/KG-51Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8184 "9K + GH" (lost 5/3/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 3 May, 1941, with his entire crew, when their ac was sd and crashed into Souda (Suda) Bay. Remaining crew: Uffz Werner Mannert, R/O; Uffz Johann Grabner, Gnr and Fw Walter Weigel, Flt Engr. Only Lt Ortner found on the VDK; he in a sea grave and commemorated on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial (D.Drury).
312 Ott, KarlFw6/5/1917Schwarzenbach2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-606 Do 17Z-3 Werk # 2632 (lost 11/22/40) Observer Operational Clasp KIC the night of 21/22 November, 1940 in Brittany France; buried in the War Cem., Ploudaniel-Nesleven, Block 5/9/239. Source: A. Rosseels. Added: The loss occurred on the return from an operation at Liverpool. The ac struck the ground during a landing at Brest-Süd airfield, killing three of the crew. Remaining crew: Lt z.S. Herbert Becker (6/9/1917 Wilhelmshaven), Obs (KIC); Ogefr Johann Schmalfuss, R/O (Inj) and Uffz Heinrich Flossdorf (8/3/1914 Rölsdorf), Flt Engr (KIC). The two remaining deceased also buried Ploudaniel Lesneven; Becker 9/1/18 and Flossdorf 9/16/396 (D.Drury).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
313 Otto, FritzUffz9/16/1920Ahlbeck Usedom4/NJG-5Bf 110G-4 Werk # 730223 "C9 + MM" (lost 7/29/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 July, 1944 when his AC crashed at Wildbad, near Kalb, during an operational flight, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ogefr Johann Schindler, R/O (KIA) and Gefr Heinz Bube, Gunner (WIA/Bailed).
314 Pahnke, KurtFw1/Küstenfliegergruppe Kü.Fl.Gr-506Ju 88 Werk # 715 "S4 + JH" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 30 April, 1941 after being heavily damaged by two Spitfires of RAF No. 72 Sq., piloted by Sgt White and Sgt Harrison on an operation at Whitley Bay. The AC crashed into the sea off the Farne Islands. Remaining crew (all KIA): Lt Hans Jark, Observer, Uffz Johann Schaare, wireless operator and Hptgefr J. Schumacher, mechanic. Schumachers body washed ashore at Hornsea, East Yorkshire, on 10 May, 1941, and he was buried in Brandesburton Churchyard, near Hornsea, under the same date.
315 Patek, JohannObltIV/JG-301 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 151515 (lost 3/2/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 2 March, 1945 during aerial combat east of Burg (Bf 109 Loss List).
316 Paul,UffzI/KG-53He 111Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 25 December, 1942; returned two days later, uninjured. He is believed to have been Co-pilot with Fw Johann Meyer. Brekken
317 Pechtl, JohannUffzWekusta Ob.d.L. (Germany)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1446 (lost 7/2/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspKIC with his Observer Fw Hans Sterr and two other unnamed crew 2 July, 1943; crashed at Langebrügge, cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
318 Peischl, JohannOgefr17/JG-1 (Störmede)Fw 190A-7, Bf 109G-5 Werk # 110081 "White 10 + I" (lost 4/22/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 April, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 of 4FG at Gemünden Wohra. No known grave. One known victory, a P-51 over the Paderborn airfield, W of Eisenach, on 19 April, 1944.
319 Penz, JohannUffz27/JG-27 (7/44 France)Bf 109G-6/U4 Werk # 441405 "White 7 + I" (lost 7/2/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 2 July, 1944 10 km south of Bayeux, cause unknown. One known victory, a Baltimore at off Cyrenaika on 27 February, 1944. A 2nd, an SM 84(?) 30 km NE of Brindisi on 14 May, 1944.
320 Pfahl, Johann 'Hans'Fw7(H)/LG-2Bf 110C "L2+AR" (lost 12/25/41), Bf 110D-4 Werk # 2262 "L2 + HR" (lost 8/2/42)EP(6/23/42)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 2 August, 1942 at Golubinskiy after an enemy fighter attack by 16 GIAP, possibly that of Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin. His Obs, Oblt Walter Köhler, also MIA (Bf 110 Loss List & S. Pietrzak). Crashed his 110C- 25 December, 1941 in Marinopol, Russia.
321 Pfeiffer, AlexanderOblt12/25/19164/KG-4 (4/42), 1/KG-66 (4/44)He 111H-6 Werk # 4490 (dam 4/15/42), He 111H-6, Ju 88S-1 Werk # 140610 "Z6 + DH" (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
EP (10/5/42), Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 26 April, 1944 shot down by a Night Fighter in Quadrant 2026; observed by Lt. Altrogge. Remaining crew (KIA): Ofw Johann Engler, geb 11/4/1917, Obs and Fw Roland Gabler, geb 1/16/1920, R/O (B.Bines & DK-G Awards List). Added: In an earlier incident on 15 April, 1942, Oblt Pfeiffer and his Observer, Uffz Werner Ackele, were injured in a takeoff accident from Demyansk airfield. No other crew information available (D.Drury).
322 Pfeiffer, JohannObfhr2/JG-2 (til 3 August, 1941)Bf 109FFighter Operational ClaspJG-2 Listing by Tony Wood.
323 Pichler, JohannOgefr14/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 334152 "Blasck 27 + ~" (lost 2/25/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 25 February, 1945 in the Düren/Jülich area, cause unknown.
324 Pichler, JohannMaj1/12/1908Friedbach2/KG-27 He 111-H-6 Werk # 7069 "1G + SK" (lost 4/26/42) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC with his entire crew, 26 April, 1942, when their ac collided with another ac from KG-27, piloted by Ogefr Heinz Stute. Both ac crashed 12km south of Kirovograd, Kirovograd Oblast, Ukraine, where they are all buried. Remaining crew: Obstlt Dr Karl Töpke, Obs; Ogefr Erwin Gerber, R/O and Fw Paul Lindberg, Flt Engr. Their graves are understood to exist at Kirovograd, not yet transferred to a military cemetery, and commemorated in the Kirovograd collective cemetery. No VDK burial match for Obstlt Töpke (D.Drury).
325 Pirzer, JohannUffz1919Flugzeugführer EK 2KIA 14 September, 1941 during aerial combat in Russia. Information found on his Obituary Notice.
326 Pitschi, JohannUffz1/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 2259 "3E + GH" (lost 11/6/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 6 November, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
327 Plötzl, JohannGefr1/14/1925Steingrub bei Eger12/JG-2 Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173903 "Blue 10" (lost 10/20/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 20 October, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-38 at Höxter, buried Paderborn.
328 Podlezki, JohannUffz2/22/1921Gelsenkirchen1/JG-101(5/43), 1/JG-104(10/43), 3/JG-104(3/44), 3/JGr-Ost(6/44), 10/JG-300(7/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441496 "Black 7" (lost 7/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21 July, 1944 during aerial combat, opposing American bombers, 2km east of Sauerlach (Munich South). Buried in the Munich Waldfriedhof (JG-300 website).
329 Pollakowski, JohannGefr1/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk# 413695 "White 2" (lost 9/12/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 12 September, 1944; Aerial combat near Metz-Pont a Mousson. Mombeek MIA List.
330 Polowiec, AlexanderLt7/4/19234/KG-1 (Med) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141078 "V4 + HM" (lost 7/13/43) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew over Sicily 13 July, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (dispo unk): Uffz Hans Bach, Ogefr Johann Hartl and Uffz Alfred John. No VDK burial matches (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Pelewiec.
331 Pomperger, JohannUffz3/JG-1Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410244 "Yellow 16 (lost 4/8/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 April, 1944 during aerial combat at Stendal with American fighter escorts. No known grave.
332 Preissler, JohannOfwFl.ü.G.-1Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670578 (lost 12/5/43)Pilot BadgeKIC at Warthenau 5 December, 1943; struck the ground or an obstruction while on a delivery flight.
333 Prinz, PaulFw.4/KG-4 (S.U.)He 111H-6 Werk # 4610 "5J + EM" (lost 12/1/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 1 December, 1941; sd by flak west of Belev. Remaining crew: Lt (later Maj) Reinhard Graubner, Obs & RK Holder (9/3/43) (WIA & surv); Uffz Johann Götzki, R/O (WIA & surv) and Ofw Gerhard Thomas, Gnr (KIA). Source: Kaiser RK book.
334 Probst, JohannFw15/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 331408 "White 5 + -" (lost 1/5/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 January, 1945 during aerial combat in the Firnheim area, near Mannheim. One known victory, a P-47 SW of Prüm on 19 December, 1944.
335 Pröbstl, JohannOfw3(F)/121 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5, Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430339 "7A + DL" (lost 12/12/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/14/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA with his Observer Oblt Erwin Pflanz and two other unnamed crew 12 December, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported. DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List.
336 Puff, KarlLtNAGr-2 (Med)Bf 110G-3 Werk # 5394 "J8 + GL" (lost 9/17/43)Night Observer Operational ClaspMIA 17 September, 1943 at Korfu, probably due to flak. His Obs, Lt Johann Ahlbrane, also MIA. Bf 110 Loss List
337 Pühringer, JohannOblt10/17/1914Transfer from JG-2 (2/43), Adj III/SG-4 (3/44 Clastres, France, near St Quentin), Fw 190A-7 (lost 6/6/44)Assault Operational Clasp KIA 6 June, 1944; sd by a P-51 during a transfer flight in the vicinity of Clastres, S of Paris, crashed at Bretigny (LOCS).
338 Raithel, Johann Dipl. Ing.GenLt3/11/1897MunichStfkpt in Fl. Grp. Döbernitz (34), 1st Kdr Fl. Grp. Damm (4/35), Kdr KG-77 (3/42)Ar 65 in 34 & 35, Ju 88A in KG-77 RK(10/17/41)
WWI EK 1

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
WWI pilot. The two Flieger Groups above were later redesignated I & II/JG-2. Deceased 29 January, 1961, Norderstedt (P. Bastin).
339 Rascher, JohannFw6/9/19208/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171714 "Blue 7" (lost 8/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 25 August, 1944 after aerial combat with a P-38 around Travecy, near La Fere. Mombeek MIA List.
340 Redlich, Karl WolfgangMaj12/13/1914Hamburg37 2. J/88 Legion Condor, Stafkpt 1/JG-27 (5/40), Luft. General Staff, Kdr I/JG-27 (5/44) Bf 109B (in Spain), Bf 109E-1 "Black 6x121 in J/88, Bf 109E-7/Trop "White 1 (7/41 in 1/JG-27), Bf 109G-6/U4 Wk# 441468 (lost 5/29/44)
RK(7/9/41)

Spanish Cross (6/6/39)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/29/42)

EP (10/26/40), EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp in Gold (6/19/41)
KIA on 29 May, 1944 in aerial combat with B-24 bombers, crashing 3 km west of Melk (K. Rieder), near St. Pölten. 1 bomber. His first victory, a Battle over Tongeren, 11 May, 1940 while in 1/JG-27. His 2nd, a Hurricane over Charleroi, 16 May, 1940, also in 1/JG-27. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Dunkirk on 29 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire W of Dunkirk on 2 June, 1940. His 5th victory, a Morane 406 at Foret de Compiegne, 5 June, 1940, while in 1/JG-27. Nos.6 & 7, both Fairey battles, one at Provins, the other at Montmirail on 13 June, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire SE of London on 7 September, 1940. His 9th, a Hurricane at London on 9 September, 1940. His 10th, a Hurricane at Sevenoaks on 27 September, 1940. A Hurricane southeast of El Adem on 23 November, 1941. His 37th victory, a B-24 N of Sankt Pölten on 29 May, 1944. All victories in the West, including 26 in the Desert; 4 victories in Spain. Bowers/Lednicer, 45 victories including 2 in Spain. Added: Burial War Cem Sankt Pölten Hauptfriedhof, Austria, Grp 3, Blk 3, Row 7, Gr 202 (D.Drury). AKA (Also Known As) Johann Wolfgang Redlich (VDK).
341 Reimers, RolfOblt3/23/19201/KG-66Ju 88S-1 Werk # 140603 "Z6 + GH" (lost 11/43), Ju 88S-3 Werk # 330690 "Z6 + ??" (70% dam 8/11/44)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 11 August, 1944; overturns on landing at Montdidier after returning from a mission. He hit freshly filled bomb craters, causing the accident. Remaining crew (WIA): FhjFw Georg Schallers, geb 7/7/1922, Obs and Uffz Johann Konrad, geb 8/12/1920, R/O. WIA 7 November, 1943 when he crashed in the Montidier area after being attacked by two fighters. He jettisoned his bombs over Egon. R/O Uffz Karl Schneider, geb 10/10/1920, was able to bail, but became unconscious and was unable to deploy his chute. Remaining crew (WIA): Uffz Hermann Bünnermann, geb 4/28/1920, Obs and Lt Fritz Tittel, geb 6/11/1918, Signals Offz. Source: B.Bines.
342 Reis, PhilippFw9/13/19212/KG-100 He 177A-3 Werk # 332379 "6N + AK" (lost 4/19/44) Bomber Operational Clasp POW 18/19 April, 1944; shot down during a night mission over London. The ac crashed at Butler's Farm, Saffron Walden,Essex. Remaining crew: Fw Widand Höck, (POW), Obs; Uffz Johann Weber, geb 1918, (POW), R/O; Uffz Georg Speyerer, geb 3/27/1922, Eibach (KIA, bur Saffron Walden Cem., Essex, Comp 39, Gr 29), Gunner; Uffz Werner Heidorn, geb July 1919, (POW), Gunner and Ogefr Fritz Kopf, geb 5/23/1921, Hamburg (KIA, bur Saffron Walden Cem., Essex, Comp 39, Gr 30), Gunner. Source: B.Bines (Report somewhat illegible) & Luftwaffe Graves UK).
343 Reisen, JohannFwII/SG-10Fw 190F-9 Werk # 586626 "Yellow 2" (lost 1/28/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 28 January, 1945 due to flak, no location given.
344 Renner, KarlLt8/KG-40 He 111H-3 Werk # 6891 "V4 + GK" (lost 5/6/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew the night of 5/6 May, 1941 over England, no further detail. Added: During an armed reconnaissance, their He 111 accidentally crashed into the Irish Sea off Anglesey in NW Wales, due to a failed maneuver. Two members of the crew, including the pilot, were rescued and taken prisoner, two others missing. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinrich Schmidt, Obs (MIA); Uffz Johann Wittmann, R/O and Gefr Edgar Koch, Flt Engr (MIA). No VDK matches (D.Drury).
345 Ribitzky, FranzFw9/TG-4Ju 52/3mg4e Werk # 6860 "G6 + JT" (85% dam 2/12/44)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 12 February, 1944 when his ac crashed into the Beskydy Mountains, Ostravice, Cz., killing the entire crew and two passengers. Remaining crew: Uffz Herbert Neumann, R/O; Ogefr Alfred Schmidt, Mech and Ogefr Karl Peter, Gnr. Passengers: Uffz Johann Frank and Oberzahlmeister Walter Magerfleisch (Paymaster) (F.Braun).
346 Rieger, KarlHptm11/2/19144/NJG-2 Ju 88C-6 Werk # 720116 (lost 1/7/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed at Deelen Holland on 7 January, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Hptm Rieger buried at Ysselsteyn, BM-4-77. His Gnr, Ofw Johann Merz (geb 5/4/1916), was also killed, and is buried Ysselsteyn, BM-4-78 (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
347 Ringel, HorstLt8/30/19204/KGzbV-104 (Romania)Ju 52 Werk # 6857 "G6 + GW" (lost 1/13/42)Transport Operational ClaspMIA 13 January, 1942 when he crashed in Odessa Bay, the cause being labeled "weather" Remaining crew (MIA): Obs Obstlt Axel Frhr von Jena; R/O Ofw Wilhelm Möller; Engr Ofw Alfred Volkmann; 2 Engr Ofw Johann Wichert; and passengers, Uffz Emil Krebs, Ogefr Karl Kroh, Hptm Karl Mack and one with last name Zink.
348 Ripper, R.Fw5/KG-53He 111H-16 Werk # 162377 "A1 + NN" (lost 11/19/44)Bomber Operational ClaspHis He 111 crashed at Ijsselmeer, near Molkwerum Holland, on 19 November, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Fw Ripper (MIA). Remaining crew: Uffz Klaus Henkel, Obs (KIA, bur Yssel AT/9/209); Ogefr G.Jaeger, R/O (MIA); Ogefr H.H.Prochnow, Flt Engr (MIA) and Ogefr Johann Prochaska, Gnr (KIA, bur Yssel AT/9/207 (D.Drury).
349 Rittlewsky, JohannUffz3/Kü.Fl.Gr-506He 115 Werk # 2774 "S4 + HL" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 23 February, 1941 off the east coast of Scotland, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Hermann Kiewald, R/O and Lt z.See Helmut Buchmann, Observer. Source: SIG Norway.
350 Röhl, GerhardUffz9/4/1917Naugard1(H)/14 (Pz) (2/40)Hs 126 Werk # Unk (lost 6/10/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 10 June, 1940 near Vervns, Aisne, Fr., cause unknown. His observer, Fw Johann Böhm, also KIA. Both are buried at Fort de Malmaison, Fr.: Uffz Röhl Blk 1, Row 8, Gr 282 and Fw Böhm Gr 281 (d.Drury).
351 Röhl, JohannUffz3/JG-1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 642977 "Yellow 8" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 March, 1944 during aerial combat with "4 mots" and P-47 escorts, crashing near Diepholz, no known grave.
352 Rohmfeld, JosefLt7/KG-2Do 217M-1 Werk # 56042 "U5 + AR" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspFailed to return from a mine-laying operation off the Humber on 22 September, 1943. Believed to be a victim of a Beaufighter of RAF No. 604 Sq., piloted by Sq Ldr I.K.S.Joll. Crew disposition unknown although researcher Ulf Balke indicates they are MIA. Remaining crew: Uffz Walter Dörr, Observer, Uffz Johann Cottäus, wireless operator and Uffz Walter Bersieck, gunner.
353 Rommel, GerhardLt4/8/1918Böblingen1(F)/123 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 0379 "4U + EH" (lost 9/20/40)Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 20 September, 1940 after returning from reconnaissance mission to London. Rommels AC have received damage from RAF Spitfires of RAF No. 41 Sq., but was able to limp back to the French countryside, and made a force landing near the Calais-St Omer Road, Pont de Briques. One crew member, Gunner Eduard Leuchs died of injuries 22 September, 1940. The two remaining crew, Oblt Gerd Hoffmann, Observer and Gefr Johann Adam, R/O, were also injured.
354 Rommerskirchen, PeterHptm5/KG-30 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 800937 "4D + AN" (lost 11/1/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in the Neapel harbor 1 November, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Johann Willmes, Obs; Gefr Rolf Massen, R/O and Ogefr Arthur Thurmann, Gnr (aufhimmelzuhause).
355 Ropper, JohannGefr11/2/1925Erg.St./SKG-10Ar 96B-3 Werk # 4830 (lost 4/28/44)Student pilot?KIC 28 April, 1944 in the vicinity of Le Mans Fr., cause unknown. He is buried at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 28, Grave 12 (absa3945).
356 Roth, JohannFw16/JG-4 (2/45 Reich Def-Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780900 "Blue 10" (dam 2/3/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 February, 1945 by flak at Crossen.
357 Roth, JohannUffz12/4/192112/JG-4 (Alteno)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440801 (lost 9/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Oberhof -Weipert (JG-4 List). He was buried in Oberhof Thuringen Cemetery, Field K, Grave 5.
358 Ruberg, JohannFw4/13/1919RecklinghausenII/JG-1, 7/JG-1 (12/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173887 "Yellow 1" (lost 12/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-51s over the Bastogne sector. Crashed at Insenborn (Lux.). Buried Sandweiler (Lux.), Block R/217A.
359 Ruby, JohannLt12/3/19212 (Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardofuss)He 111H-6 Werk # 4535 "1H + BK" (lost 9/13/42)Bomber Operational ClaspEmergency landing at sea S of Spitzbergen Is., 13 September, 1942, during an operation south of Svalbard. Entire crew rescued; no mention of injuries. Remaining crew: Uffz Max Schott, Observer; Fw Albert Bee, R/O and Gefr Johann Fritz, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
360 Rühl, JohannUffz3/JG-1 (3/44 Hopsten)Fw 190A-7 Werk # 642977 "Yellow 8" (lost 3/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 March, 1944 during aerial combat with bombers at Diepholz. No known grave.
361 Rulfs, JohannOfw5 & 9/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 1188 U5 + NN" (lost 6/21/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/19/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 21 June, 1942. POW at Maldegem 26 May, 1940; released. DK-G Awards List
362 Ruppert, HansUffz1I/JG-26 (joins 1/43), 1/JG-26Fw 190A4 thru A-6, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170020 "White 5" (dam 5/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 May, 1944 when he was exiting his "White 5" after completing a mission. He was followed by several P-47s who strafed the Metz-Frescaty airfield, hitting him in the stomach with a 50 cal. He fell off the wing into the revetment and bled to death. Escaped injury during a collision on 15 March, 1944 with Lt Johann Hermann Meier, the Sq. leader. Meier was killed and was found responsible for the takeoff accident. One known victory, a B-24 of the 44BG near Poix on 21 January, 1944.
363 Rüthmann, JohannUffzIV/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 8510 "??" (lost 1/13/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew near San Pancrazio 13 January, 1943; crashed during a non-combat flight, no further detail (Ju 88 Loss List).
364 Rymarczik, JohannUffz2/JG-77 (Med)Bf 1909G-6 Werk # 18194 "Black 12" (lost 6/28/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 28 June, 1943; flew into the ground at Sciacca, cause not reported.
365 Sahl, JohannFwIII/JG-27 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20556 (lost 10/22/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 October, 1943; crashed west of Thieben after aerial combat.
366 Sandsuch, WilhelmOblt1(F)/121Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1371 "7A + SH" (lost 10/23/43)Observer Operational ClaspTheir ac made an emergency landing 23 October, 1943, at Son San Juan Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, cause not reported. Remaining crew (repatriated 11 November, 1943): Lt Gustav Wymendal (or Wymetal), Obs; Uffz Gerhard Bohn and Uffz Johann Richman (D.Drury).
367 Santler, Johann HansLt23/JG-2 (1/43), Stab I/JG-2 (10/43), 4/JG-2 (6/44)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 738 (1/18/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 18 January, 1943 when he was rammed by a Ju 88 Werk # 2282 from IV/KG-6 at Marolles; he bailed safely. One known victory, a P-47 10 km W of Pontoise on 16 August, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 S of Compiegne on 14 October, 1943.
368 Schachtner, JohannOfw8/24/1920Eiger, Switzerland9/JG-300 (1/45)Bf 109G-14 Werk # Unk (lost 1/14/45) KIC in the Rathenow area 14 January, 1945, cause unknown. He is buried in the Perleberg War Cemetery (Ricardo Freitag 2/2022).
369 Schairer, Karl HeinzFhjFw2/24/1920Stuttgart7/KG-40Fw 200C (lost 2/12/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 12 February, 1944 after being attacked by Mosquitos, while on a mission, crashing at Map Quadrant 24 West/7518. Remaining crew (MIA): FhjFw Horst Groschek, geb 12/5/1921, K.Obs; Uffz Werner Desor, geb 10/16/1921, K.Obs; Uffz Johann Henning Jansen, geb 4/26/1919, R/O 1; Flg Hans Zdolsek, geb 5/12/1920, R/O 2; Uffz Franz Österreich, geb 9/20/1922, Wart; Uffz Horst Linde, geb 7/18/1920, Gunner and Ogefr Gerhard Röthig, geb 12/21/1919, Gunner. In addition, their were two additional ROs who survived with injuries. Source: B.Bines.
370 Schalk, Johann HansObst9/19/1903Krems Austria21Kdr III/ZG-142, JGr-126(9/39), Kdr III/ZG-26(8/40 Barley), Kdr ZG-26(11/40), Kdr NJG-3(3/41)Bf 109B, C & D in ZG-142; Bf 109D in III/ZG-26, Bf 110C Werk # Unk "3U + AD", Ju 88C RK(9/11/40)
EP(8/21/40)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. 11 victories in the East. Total victories unknown, probably 21. Bowers/Lednicer, 21 victories. One known victory, perhaps his 1st, a Morane in the Ghent/Termonde area, 12 May, 1940 in III/ZG-26. A 2nd, a Hawk-75 on 14 May, 1940, no location. A 3rd, a Morane on 15 May, 1940, no location. A 4th, a Hurricane over England on 10 July, 1940. A 5th, a Hurricane in the Portland area on 15 August, 1940. A 6th, a Spitfire on 24 August, 1940, no location. A 7th, a Spitfire over England on 26 September, 1940. An 8th, a Hurricane over England on 1 October, 1940. Kdr III/ZG-142 in January, 1939. Kdr NJG-3 in September, 1941, flying the Ju 88C. His R/O Uffz Scheuplein. Deceased 9 November, 1987.
371 Scharf, JohannOfwStab/NJG-2Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620049 (20% dam 2/1/45)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 1 February, 1945 by enemy return fire in the Kienitz-Neumühl area, no further detail (Ju 88 Loss List).
372 Scharringhausen, Johann Lt2(F)/123 (Malta)Bf 110C-5 Werk # 2307 "4U + ZK" (lost 4/11/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 11 April, 1941 during a reconnaissance mission over Malta airfields. He crashed 40 km from Gozo Malta. His R/O also MIA. Wkik Luft data. The Bf 110 Loss List added his Given Name as "Alfred" and that he was shot down by enemy fighters. "German Losses Over Malta" uses the Given name as Johann.
373 Schattner, JohannOfw9/JG-300 (Jüterbog) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490329 "Yellow 15" (lost 1/14/45 in the Rathenow area) Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot disposition unknown. Added: Pilot killed, 1/14/45 JG-300 Loss List, VDK No Rcord, via R.Freitag.
374 Scheibe, JohannFwStab/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144365 "3E + AB" (lost 8/17/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 17 August, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
375 Schelm, HerbertFw5/LG-1 (Africa)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4340 "L1 + SC" (lost 8/29/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 29 August, 1941; sd by flak at Marsa Matruk. Remaining crew (MIA): Obs Uffz Siegfried Krause; R/O Uffz Johann Hochegger and Gnr Uffz Otto Eggemann. Source: Lost Aircraft Report. His given name was originally reported as Siegfried, but the MIA & Werk # did not match.
376 Schiffer, Johann (Johannes?)Fw8/29/191915JG-3, 4/JG-1 (North Sea 5/42) Bf 109F-4/Z Werk # 7414 "White 3" (lost 5/31/42) EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 May, 1942, during aerial combat with Spitfires, and crashed his F-4 into the North Sea by Hoek Holland, near Rotterdam, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu 22/2/6-9 (DeSwart & Mombeeck). His comrade, Uffz M. Seehagen, crashed in the same location this same date, both at 1555 hours. His body washed ashore 9 August, 1942. Buried at Ysselsteyn, BD-7-165.
377 Schipp, KarlLt3/(F)/22 (Sola)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0535 "4N + AL" (lost 12/25/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW with unnamed crew, crash landing at Sandwick, Orkney Isles 25 December, 1940; sd by Lt Rodney Carver & Sub Lt Thomas Parke of FAA No. 804 Sq. (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: the Ju 88 was sd by Gruman Martlets. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Heinrich Schreiber, Obs; Uffz Johann (or Johannes) Spörtl, R/O and Ogefr Karl Rotter (WIA), Gnr (D.Drury).
378 Schlenkhoff, WolfgangHptm Stfkpt 3.K/88 (8/37 Spain), Kdr 2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (Channel), Kdr Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (6/41) Ju 88A-6 Werk # 2426 "M2 + CK" (lost 6/28/41) Spanish Cross, Observer Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 28 June, 1941, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Crash location believed to be the English Channel. Remaining crew (MIA): Lt.z.S. Martin Gerhard Bünz (or Büns), Obs; Uffz Albert Künze, R/O and Fw Johann Mühleck, Gnr. There are no VDK grave location matches (D.Drury)
379 Schmid, JohannGefr10/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330297 "Red 6 + I" (lost 11/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 November, 1944 during aerial combat at Talge, near Braunschweig.
380 Schmid, Johann 'Johannes'Maj1/13/1911Gainfarm Baden Austria45Legion Condor (38), 1/JG-2 (5/40), 7/JG-26 (7/41), Stafkpt 8/JG-26 (8/41)Bf 109E-7, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7211 "Black 1" (lost 11/6/41)
RK(8/21/41)

Spanish Cross

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed 6 November, 1941 when he crashed his F-4 into the Channel NW of Calais. After shooting down an RAAF Spitfire Vb AD430 of 452 Sq., piloted by Sgt Bernard Malcolm Geissmann, he was circling the point of impact at very low altitude, touched the water, tearing off a wing and sinking immediately. One of the most successful Channel pilots in 1941. He scored 45 victories in only 137 combat missions, all in the West. His first victory, a Morane at Frenois, 15 km north northeast of Montmedy, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Lysander at Beauvais on 18 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Cambrai on 19 May, 1940. His 4th, a Hawk-75 at Peronne on 20 May, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire southwest of Calais, 26 May, 1940. His 7th, a Bloch 150 at Connantre on 5 June, 1940. His 8th, a Blenheim 40 km NW of Le Harve on 28 July, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire S of London on 20 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire near Gravelines on 22 July, 1941. Nos.19, 20 & 21, two Hurricanes and a Spitfire N of Gravelines on 10 August, 1941. His 25th, a Blenheim near Gravelines on 26 August, 1941. His 30th, a Spitfire near Montreuil on 7 September, 1941. Nos. 35, 36 & 37, two Spitfires and a Blenheim on 27 September, 1941. Photo
381 Schmidt, FriedrichUffz7/18/1915Chemnitz1(F)/122 (S.U.) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1149 "F6 + EH" (lost 7/29/41) Observer Operational Clasp KIA with his Observer Uffz Thomas Christian Johann Greifenstein and two other unnamed crew 29 July, 1941, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Joachim Elger, R/O and Uffz Kurt Bütow, Gnr. The four deceased are not listed in a VDK Cem, but are believed buried in a cemetery in Norki Belarus (D.Drury).
382 Schmidt, Georg 'Schorsch'Uffz11/22/1920Ansbach, Bav.6/ZG-26 (Hildesheim)Bf 410A-1 Werk # 10037 "Yellow 4" (lost 12/22/43)Destroyer Operational ClaspHis 410 crashed at Zeijerveld Holland, NNW of Assen, on 22 December, 1943, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: The only son of Johann & Eva Schmidt, Uffz Schmidt was shot down during aerial combat with a P-51, piloted by Maj George E. Preddy. He was initially buried at Leeuwarden, and re-buried at Ysselsteyn, AR/3/52 on 25 November, 1958 (Find-A-Grave by Fred & Schmidt Family).
courtesy Fred and the Schmidt family

383 Schmidt, JohannOfw2/KG-1 (9/40), Luftflotte-6He 111H-3 Werk # 5458 "V4 + OK" (lost 9/13/40) in 2/KG-1, Ju 52
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze
Transport Operational Clasp in Gold
Entered the Luftwaffe in 1936. Participated in the Battles of Poland, France & Britain as bomber pilot until September 1940. Awarded the 1 October, 1938 Medal. Resumed flying as Sanitatsflug Transport pilot in March 1943, removing wounded from the Eastern Front, including Kursk, and on the Western Front after the Allied Invasion. A total of 2336 flights from 1936 to the end of August, 1944. Source: Andy McNicol. Added: WIA 13 September, 1940 when he crash landed at Montdidier airfield, France upon returning from an operation. Remaining crew: Oblt Ludwig Eisenbrand, Obs (KIA); Fw Erich Bläser, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Edgar Schoppe, Flt Engr (WIA). Oblt Eisenbrand & Fw Bläser buried in the German War Cem., Bourdon, Blk 35, Row 8; Eisenbrand Gr 292 ; Bläser Gr 291 (D.Drury).
384 Schmill, JohannOfhr4/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 460388 (dam 11/25/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Reported wounded at Strassburg on 25 November, 1944, cause not reported (JG-4 List).
385 Schmitt, JohannUffz2/KG-54 (Med) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140324 "B3 + JK" (95% dam 10/11/42) EK 1 & 2, EP (11/30/42), Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 11 October, 1942; attacked by enemy fighters at Lucca, killing the three unnamed crew (Ju 88 Loss List).
386 Schmolka, JohannLt9/JG-77 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18133 "Yellow 10" (lost 9/23/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 23 September, 1943, cause and location not reported.
387 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
388 Schneider, FritzUffz6/27/1909Danzig1(F)/AGr,ObdLHe 111H-2 Werk # 5542 "T5 + UH" (lost 1/19/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 19 January, 1940; crashed at sea, after being attacked by a Spitfire of No. 603 Sq,, 60 miles off Dyce, Aberdeen (Observer Loss List). Added: Schneider buried CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 553. Remaining crew: Lt d.R Johann Fokuhl, a pilot acting as Obs (MIA but carried as bur CC w/o detail); Uffz Heinz Hartwig, Flt Engr (KIA, bur CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 552 and Uffz Otto Schäfer, Gnr (Remembered Laboe Naval Mem, Kiel) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
389 Schob, HerbertHptm5/12/1915Leipzig282.J/88 Legion Condor, I/ZG-76 (9/39), I/ZG-26, 2/NJG-4, II/ZG-76, I/ZG-76 (3/44), Stfkpt Erg/ZG-76 (6/44), JG-300Bf 109D-1 "Black 6x91 (Spain), Bf 110C Werk # 3901 "3U + _K" in 2/ZG-26; Me 410 in Erg/ZG-76m Bf 110G Werk # 120036 (lost 3/6/44)
RK(6/9/44)

Spanish Cross
Bulgarian Pilot Badge

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/27/42)

EP(11/27/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Oper.Clasp
10 bombers. Over 500 combat missions. 6 victories in Spain. His 1st WWII victory, a Polish PZL-24 on 1 September, 1939, while serving in 1(Z)/LG-1. A 2nd P-24 at Minsk/Mazowiecki on 5 September, 1939. A Skua near Trondheim on 13 June, 1940 (Rosseels). Opposed the 6 March, 1944 Berlin Raid while serving in I/ZG-76and was victorious over 2 B-17s at Gardelegen. On this date, he was shot down with wounds in Werk # 120036 by P-51s northeast of Magdeburg. He and his R/O, Johann Horning, both wounded, bailed successfully in the small village of Letzlingen, west of Tangerhuette. One victory in the East. Bowers/Lednicer, 34 victories. Deceased 5 April, 1981 Frankfurt am Main (P. Bastin).
390 Schobbert, HelmutLt12/KG-2Do 217Z-3 Werk # 4236 "U5 + BW" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 25/26 April, 1942 during the bombing raid on Bath when he was damaged by a Hurricane IIC, Z3778, of RAF No.87 Sq, piloted by P/O Grantham while over Lansdown, near Bath, at 01:40 hours. The damaged AC called the Tactical Frequency between 02:59 and 04:14 hours, but without reply and appears to have crashed into the English Channel on the return flight. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Kurt Motz, Observer; Uffz Heinrich Stadler, R/O and Gefr Johann Plschek, Mech. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
391 Schobert, GeorgHptm7/KG-40Fw 200C-8 Werk # 0246 "F8 + IR" (lost 12/29/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew at Locqueltas, Isle of Groix on 29 December, 1943, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Wilhelm Friedrichs, Ofw Kurt Scheuner, Fw Paul Böber, Uffz Erwin Pauli, Fw Johann Aixner, Uffz Fritz Lautenschläger and Uffz Siegfried Radauer (absa3945).
392 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).
393 Scholl, JohannFwII/KG-53 (Verdun)He 111 (90% dam 8/28/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 28 August, 1944 after being attacked by American fighters at Mettlach. Remaining crew (KIA): Obs Fw Waldemar Geyer; R/O Uffz Ernst Brenner; Engr Ogefr Heinrich Mette and Gnr Fw Franz Nowak.
394 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
395 Schönherr, JohannOfw31/ZG-76 (4/40), 6/NJG-1 (5/41)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Blenheim on 17 April, 1940, in the Stavanger area. His 2nd, a Wellington on 9 May, 1941, no location. His 3rd, a Blenheim west of Wesselbüren/Schleswig- Holstein, 11 May, 1941.
396 Schopper, JohannOfwII/SG-10Fw 190F-9 Werk # 420711 "Black 8" (lost 1/28/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 28 January, 1945 due to flak, no location given.
397 Schubert, JohannObltzSee8/KG-4 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 5014 "5J + US" (lostBomber Operational ClaspMIA & presumed KIA 29 October, 1940, cause unknown, location not reported. No mention of crew disposition. Brekken & JU 88 Loss List.
398 Schulte-Schrepping, PaulUffz7/31/1920Röllinghausen12/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # 5498 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 20 June, 1941 by Nienove, Brüssel due to engine failure. Remaining crew(KIC): Gefr Johann Wenth, Observer; Uffz Heinrich Siebert, R/O; Gefr Brunno Willy, Gunner and Gefr Gerhard Dunkel, Mechanic. Jager Blatt 4/2004.
399 Schumm, Johann "Hans"Hptm6/KG-4 (10/42), Stfkpt 10/KG-4 (1/43), Stfkpt 6/KG-4 (10/44)He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/3/42), EP(3/21/41),

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & Vermeer EP Awards List. Added: Schumm KIC 23 October, 1944, crashing 60km E of Fuböa Island, Rhodes, during an evacuation flight (LOCS).
400 Schuster, JohannFw3/NJG-2 (Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88C-4 Werk # 0544 (lost 2/24/41)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 24 February, 1941; his Ju 88 crashed at Gilze-Rijen (landgoed Valkenberg), cause unknown. (DeSwart & Ju 88 Loss List)

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