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3701 Schlecht, AlfredLtStab III/KG-100Do 217M-1 "6N + ED" (lost) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 6 August, 1944 after crashing with wounds at St.Michel de Plelan France, exact cause not given. Remaining crew: Uffz Ewald Otto, Observer (WIA & POW); Fw Günther Eilf (geb 9/1/1917 Arys, bur Marigny Blk 4, Row 50, Gr 1931), R/O (KIA) and Uffz Friedrich Hoefelmeier, Gunner (POW). Source: D.Dahiot
3702 Schlegel, HeinzObltStab/KG-2Do 17Z "U5 + KA" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 13 August, 1940 (Adler Tag) after being shot down by a Hurricane of RAF No. 111 squadron during an attack on the Eastchurch Airdrome. Despite the embattled condition of the AC, the crew became disoriented, and thought the were landing on French soil. Instead, they put down in Barham, Kent, England. Remaining crew (POW): Oblt Gerhard Osswald, Observer, Ofw Ernst Holtz, R/O and Ofw Gustav Babbe, Gunner. Oblt Osswald was a Stffüh in Stab/KG-2.
3703 Schlegel, HeinzUffz1/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 13337 "White 6" (lost 8/20/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 20 August, 1942; combat with a LaGG-3 northeast of Stalingrad. Mombeek MIA List.
3704 Schlegel, RolfLt94/JG-53 (12/42; 4/43 Tunisia))Bf 109G-4/Trop "White 6" (4/43 Sicily), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15231 (dam 4/20/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 20 April, 1943 during aerial combat, crash landed north of Tunis (Bf 109 Loss List). One known Desert victory, his first, a Boston Bisley on 4 December, 1942. His 2nd victory, a Spitfire 25 km north of Mateur on 6 December, 1942. His 3rd, a P-40E 5 km southwest of Ras el Alma on 18 April, 1943. His 4th & 5th, both P-38s over southern Italy, 30 August, 1943. Magnus, 9 victories.
3705 Schleinhege, HermannLt2/21/1916Essen97I/JG-3, 6/JG-54, 5/JG-54, 6/JG-54 (8/42 S.U.), Stafkpt 8/JG-54Bf 109F "Black 1" w 5/JG-54, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8618 "Yellow 4" (5/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10345 "Yellow 16 (1/43), Fw 190A-4 # 142329 "Yellow 2" (8/43), Fw 190A-6 # 53035_ "Yellow 3" (8/19/43) RK(1/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (3/20/44)
EP(10/2/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
(21 February 1916 — 11 March 2014) Shot down with wounds twice while in JG-54; on 5 August, 1943 in Werk# 142329 "Yellow ?", AC damage unknown, and WIA 19 August, 1943 in Werk# 53035_ "Yellow 3" (lost) over Map Quadrant 50251. All his victories in Russia. 484 combat missions. His first known Soviet victory, an R-4 W of Chernowaja on 9 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 7 January, 1943. A Pe-2 on 11 February, 1943. An Il-2 on 27 February, 1943. A Pe-2 on 7 March, 1943. A Yak-1 on 1 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 8 June, 1943. A Yak-1 and a LaGG-3 on 18 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 13 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 31 July, 1943. Two Il-2s on 2 August, 1943. A Yak-9 on 11 October, 1943. A Yak-1 and a Yak-9 on 5 November, 1943. Two Il-2s on 30 November, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 12 February, 1944. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 3 April, 1944. A Pe-2 on 16 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 5 September, 1944. Another of many multiples, three Yak-9s on 28 September, 1944. Two P-39s and two Il-2s on 9 October, 1944. Flugbuch (4/42 to 5/44). Bowers/Lednicer, 96 victories.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Schleinhege (L) with friend
3706 Schlesinger, OttoFw3/NAGr-13 (France)Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200301 (dam 8/8/44)Wound Badge
Night Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 8 August, 1944 at Chartres, no further detail.
3707 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.
3708 Schlichting, FritzLt1(F)/123Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1594 "4U + CH" (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/24/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Uninjured in a crash on 19 August, 1942 when, during a reconnaissance mission over Dieppe (Operation Jubilee), he was attacked and badly damaged by 5 Spitfires. He made a force landing in friendly territoy at Dieppe, where two wounded were attended to. Operation Jubilee was the Canadian landing attempt at Dieppe. His Observer, Hptm Gottfried Berndt was also uninjured. The two wounded crew were: Uffz Richard Scheuer, R/O and Uffz Ludwig Rohlfs, Gunner.
3709 Schlick, HorstLt321/JG-77 (1/42 S.U.; 11/42 Africa; 9/43 Med), 4/JG-77 (11/44 Reich Def), JG-7 (4/45)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6389 "White 4" (40% combat dam, crash land 3/17/42, Ufer des Donez), Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Trop Werk # 10533 "White 3" (lost 11/4/42; dam & abandoned to Brits, eng dam by RCAF ftr, piloted by F/O N.E. Gilboe, No.260 Sq.), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18744 (lost 9/9/43, flak, pilot OK), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512382 "Blue 3" (believed lost late Fall 1944) in 4/JG-77, Me 262
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
480 combat missions. A Soviet victory, an R-5 on 15 March, 1942. His 3rd victory was a Spitfire V over Malta on 8 July, 1942. Another Spitfire V, his 4th, was downed over Malta on 22 July. His 5th, a Hurricane over Malta on 12 August, 1942. His 9th, a P-40 over Malta on 2 November, 1942. His 14th, a P-40E on 14 January, 1943. His 15, a P-38 on 28 January, 1943. His 18th & 19th victories were two P-40s in the Desert on 26 February, 1943. His 21st, a Spitfire on 4 May, 1943. His 22nd, a P-40 on 5 May, 1943. His 30th, a P-51 2 km SE of Guardea Italy, NE of Viterbo, on 18 April, 1944. His 31st, a P-47 in the Aachen area on 12 October, 1944. His 32nd, a P-38 at Bande/Ardennes on 24 December, 1944. Werk # 6389 was Clausens old AC.
3710 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).
3711 Schlitzer, GottfriedOblt252/JG-20 (5/40), 8/JG-51 (7/40), Stfkpt 9/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6801 (50% dam 8/3/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 August, 1942 by enemy fire; DOW 6 August, 1942. His first known victory, during the Battle of France, a Hawk-75A at Walcheren on 17 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Defiant S of Folkestone on 19 July, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire E of London on 18 August, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire on 26 August, 1940, no location. His 5th, a Hurricane on 31 August, 1940, no location. His first known Soviet victory, two I-61s on 31 October, 1941. A Pe-2 on 13 November, 1941. A MiG-3 on 1 August, 1942. Two MiG-1s on 2 August, 1942. Magnus, victory count of 25 is approximate.
3712 Schlömann, HeinrichUffz3/17/192264/JG-54 (6/44 S.U.)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 531056 "White 7 (lost 8/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 August, 1944 in "White 7"; crashed "into the sea". His first known victory, a Soviet La-5 and an Il-2 on 19 June, 1944. A 3rd, a P-39 on 20 June, 1944. A 4th, an Il-2 on 21 June, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 on 30 June, 1944. A 6th, a Yak-9 on 21 July, 1944.
3713 Schlomberg, Günther S.Uffz23/NJG-3Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational clasp
KIC 11 August, 1944, crashing 3.5 km north of Ottendorf, near Cuxhaven, during an R/T practice flight (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" at Beauvais on 5 July, 1944. Another "4 mot" NE of Channel on 6 July, 1944. Boiten 3 victories.
3714 Schlösser, DietrichFhr5/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680157 "White 12" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 17 August, 1944 when he crashed his "White 12 while taking off on a transfer flight from Manancourt.
3715 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.
3716 Schlosser, WernerUffz1/NJG-3Bf 110D-3 Werk # 3709 "D5 + MH" (lost 8/27/43) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIC the night of 26/27 August, 1943, 8 km WNW of Walsrode, SE of Verden, in the Hannover area, cause unknown. His R/O, Uffz Rolf Hartmann (geb 12/28/19), was also killed and was buried in Plauen, his birthplace. Jager Blatt 4/2004. Added: Their Bf 110 was on a domestic test flight, testing their equipment (R.Randall).
3717 Schlothauer, WernerUffz77/JG-51 (7/43 S.U.)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-4 on 5 July, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-3 on 2 August, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 6 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) NW of Spas-Demensk on 11 August, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-5 on 23 August, 1943. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.) at Buda on 28 August, 1943. A 7th, a LaGG-5 on 30 August, 1943.
3718 Schlotheim, Ernst Hartmann vonOblt65/ZG-76Bf 109E, Bf 110C Werk # 3287 "M8 + JM" (lost 9/4/40)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
POW 4 September, 1940 after aerial combat over England, ditched in the Channel off Pevensey Bay. His unnamed gunner also POW (Bf 110 Loss List). His first victory, a Spitfire on 12 August, 1940, no location. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 25 August, 1940, no location. Nos.3 & 4, both Spitfires SE of Aldershot on 30 August, 1940. A 5th, a Spitfire in the Cmabridge area on 31 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at an airfield NE of London on 2 September, 1940.
3719 Schlund, FranzOfw8/10/1913Leinen bei Heidelberg1KG.z.b.V. 10 (2/40), 4(K)/LG-1 (5/40), Luft Signals Instr aft 4/43He 111H & Ju 88A "L1 + AM (Spitfire dam 6/1/40), Ju 88A-1 "L1 + AM" (dam 8/15/40) RK(8/30/41)
EP(Spring 1941)

EK 1 & 2
Class "C" Glider Badge
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
A Radio Operator, WIA 15 August, 1940 when his ac was attacked by fighters over Plymouth England. R/O for RK Holder Helbig. Reportedly the 1st R/O to receive the RK in the Luftwaffe. Over 200 combat missions. Deceased 15 September, 1995 Leimen/Heidelberg (P. Bastin).
3720 Schlüter, Friedrich WilhelmLt11(Eins)/NAGr-13Fw 190A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 on 27 August, 1943.
3721 Schlüter, HarroLt321/JG-3Bf 109F, G & K
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 15 April, 1944 (Magnus). His 1st & 2nd victory, a Soviet Pe-2 and an "unidentified AC" on 16 May, 1942. His 3rd, an R-5 on 17 May, 1942. His 4th, an I-16 Rata on 19 May, 1942. His 5th, a Pe-2 on 22 May, 1942. His 10th, a Pe-2 NE of Savintzy, one of 4 victories this date, on 26 May, 1942. A Yak-4 on 30 June, 1942. His 15th, a LaGG-3 on 4 July, 1942. His 17th, a Boston on 12 July, 1942. His 20th, an Il-2 on 21 July, 1942. His 21st, an I-17 on 29 July, 1942. His 22nd, a LaGG-3 on 2 August, 1942. His 23rd, a LaGG-3 on 5 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 13 August, 1942. A MiG-1 on 20 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 27 August, 1942. A U-2 on 28 August, 1942. His 30th victory, a P-51 at Herzberg/Harz on 23 March, 1944. His 31st & 32nd victories, both B-17s (one HSS) by Flensburg on 9 April, 1944.
3722 Schlüter, WernerUffz191922/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.)Fw 190A-5 Werk# (150)1316 "Black 12" (lost 8/3/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 August, 1943, cause and location unknown. His first known victory, an Il-2 and a Boston III on 2 August, 1943, one day before he went Missing.
3723 Schluttenhofer, SebastianUffz2/4/1915Landshut, Silesia9/KG-27 He 111H-6 Werk# 4602 (lost 1/5/42) KIA 5 January, 1942 when he was sd by enemy fighter fire NW of Saki, to the norh of Sevastopol, Crimean Peninsula.Remaining crew: Uffz Otto Krieger, Obs (WIA); StbsFw August Herber, Flt Engr (WIA) and Ogefr Max Schmaderer, Gnr (KIA). The two deceased are buried in the German War Cem. at Savastopol-Gontscharnoje, Ukraine in Blk 9 among the unknowns (D.Drury).
3724 Schlütter, WillfriedUffzV/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360387 "??" (lost 8/31/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA with one other unnamed crew 31 August, 1943 near the Orleans-Bricy airfield; collided with another C-6, Wk# 360340, piloted by Uffz Karl Leppert, whose unnamed crew were all killed. One other Schlütter crew was injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
3725 Schmack, Horst HennigHptm2/10/1909AllensteinStfkpt 4/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/8/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 8 August, 1940; sd while attacking shipping and crashed at sea S of the Isle of Wight. His R/O-Gnr, Ogefr Rudolf Wuttke, also MIA, no known graves (D.Drury).
3726 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
3727 Schmaide, J.Uffz1/B.Fl.St.-196Ar 196 Werk # unk (lost 8/6/40)Observer Operational ClaspHis ac reported lost 6 August, 1940 at Buiten, near Shellingwoude, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown. Netherland Loss Registry
3728 Schmedes, GüntherGefr4/JG-3 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 412565 "White 15 + -" (lost 8/9/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 August, 1944; Combat with a fighter, area of Mortain. Mombeek MIA List.
3729 Schmeide, HerbertOfhr1Stab III/JG-51 (8/44 S.U.)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 4 August, 1944.
3730 Schmeller,Gefr45/JG-54 (7/44 S.U.)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet La-5 on 27 July, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 25 August, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 10 October, 1944. A 4th, a P-39 on 22 October, 1944.
3731 Schmelzer, PhilippUffzI/JG-26 (joins 7/43), 1/JG-26Fw 190A-5 Wk # 7367 "Black 1" (60% dam), Fw 190A-6 Wk # 531058 (dam), Fw 190A-8 "Wh 11"Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Wounded 12 August, 1943, just two weeks after joining the squadron, by B-17 return fire at Bouchot, SE of Antwerp. He suffered a 2nd injury (WIFA) 15 January, 1944, landing his "White 10" at the ERLA Repair Factory near Antwerp. WIFA a 3rd time on 15 May, 1944 returning from a mission near Reims. He suffered engine failure in Fw 190A-8, Werk # 170085 "White 11" (lost) and bailed out, injuring his thigh, hitting the vertical stabilizer.
3732 Schmetzer, ReinholdLt356(J)/TrGr-186 (12/39 Nordholz), 5(J)/TrGr-186 (12/39 Nordholz Ger.), 8/JG-77 (4/41), 9/JG-77 (5/42 S.U.), 2/JG-4 (8/43-5/44 Italy)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3219 "Yellow 14" (6 Stf 12/39), Bf 109E-1 "Red 9" (6 Stf 12/39), Bf 109E-4 (Trop) "Red 5" in JG-77 (6/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 3605 "Black 5" (80% dam 7/20/41), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162409 "Black 5" (lost 5/7/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/19/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Catranico (Magnus & JG-4 List). His first victory, a Blenheim 60 km north of Terschelling, 5 May, 1940. His 2nd, a D-XXI on 10 May, 1940. His 3rd, and final in TrGr-186, a Hudson on 18 May, 1940. A Spitfire 20 km N of Dunkirk on 29 May, 1940. His 3rd and 4th, two Blenheims 25 km northwest of Lamia on 19 April, 1941. Five victories were scored in aerial combat on 26 June, 1941 at the outset of Operation Barbarossa. Werk # 3605 madea force landing at Balti Romania on 20 July, 1941 after taking engine hits. Schmetzer was not injured when he struck a Kubelwagen upon landing. His 30th victory was a Soviet AC on 5 January, 1942. An I-61 on 11 May, 1942. Another I-61 on 12 May, 1942. Two I-61s on 13 May, 1942. A B-24 in the Ploesti area on 1 August, 1943, an Ofw at the time (Perry Claims). Another known victory, a B-24 in the Vicenza Italy area, 28 December, 1943.
3733 Schmiade, JohannesUffz1/BoFGr-196Ar 196A-2 Werk # 0061 "T3 + BH" (85% dam 8/7/40)Observer (Sea) Operational ClaspKIC 7 August, 1940; landing accident at the sea plane base Fliegerhorst Schellingwoude. His Obs Lt Johannes Nowrat was injured. Th ac was salvaged and repaired. Alternate spelling: Schiade.
3734 Schmid, HermannUffz10/JG-2Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530393 (lost 8/28/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 August, 1943 during aerial combat near Evreux.
3735 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
3736 Schmid, Josef 'Beppo'GenLt9/24/1901Göggingen bei Augsburg Kdr lI Luft. Jagdkorps, Kdr Luft. Western Command RK(5/21/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Deceased 30 August, 1956 in Augsburg. Photo

Schmid visits ll./JG 27
3737 Schmid, KarlFw91/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5337 "White 3" (lost 8/5/40)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 August, 1940 during aerial combat over England, no specific location reported. One known victory, his 1st, a Fairey Battle at Le Neuville, 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 over Amiens, near Chauny, 20 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Dewoitine at Arras on 23 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Calais on 24 May, 1940. His 5th & 6th, both LeO-451s at Ham, 6 June, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire at Dover on 25 July, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire at Dover on 28 July, 1940. His 9th, another Spitfire over Dover on 29 July, 1940.
3738 Schmid, KarlOblt4/4/1916Hettenhausen / Fulda8/KG-27 (9/40), 14(Eins)/KG-27 (12/42)He 111H-16 Werk # 160277 "1G + HY" (lost 8/9/43) RK(8/19/43)

Spanish Cross, Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/24/42)
EP(9/9/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
A few days after receiving the RK, he failed to return from a mission. Soviet POW 9 August, 1943; sd by flak while making a low-level attack against railway targets in the Belgorod-Kursk area. Remaining crew: Uffz Hannes Humpe, Obs (KIA); Fw Johan n Hofmann, R/O (POW) and Uffz Otto Derfert, Flt Engr (KIA). Schmid and Hofmann were releasd from captivity in December 1949 (Kaiser RK book). 375 combat missions. Among his victories, 12 locomotives and 13 AC on the ground. Deceased 21 July, 2006 Bad Wörishofen (P. Bastin).
3739 Schmid, RudolfLt3/23/19128Stfkpt 2/JG-11 (3/44), Stfkpt 4/JG-11 (8/44)Fw 190A-7 Werk # 643924 "Black 4" (lost 4/8/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173059 "Green 12" (lost 8/20/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 August, 1944 during aerial combat in the Dammartin area (Wiegels). WIA 8 April, 1944 during aerial combat in the Salzwedel area, near Schmölau. His first known victory, his 6th, a B-17 S of Bremen on 23 March, 1944. A 7th & 8th, both Spitfires on 22 July, 1944, no location given. Magnus, 11 victories.
3740 Schmid, RudolfUffz5/KG-54 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140327 "B3 + EN" (lost 8/4/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 4 August, 1943 near Krems due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List).
3741 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.
3742 Schmidt,Ofw142/NJG-6 (7/44)Ju 88GEP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Lancaster WNW of Homberg on 21 July, 1944. A B-24 at Mitterkirchen on 20 August, 1944. A Lancaster of RAF No. 467 Sq., Werk # LM 226 "PO-H", piloted by Flt Lt D.D.Brown, at Darmstadt and another E of Mannheim on 12 September, 1944. A Lancaster bomber of RAF No. 625 Sq. on 14 January, 1945 over the Eifel. His 12th, 13th & 14th victories were scored on either 14 or 15 March, 1945. His R/O in September, 1944, Uffz Kainzmeier. Jager Blatt article.
3743 Schmidt,Uffz38/NJG-2Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 NW of Lingen on 30 January, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" in the Stuttgart area on 29 July, 1944. A 3rd, a "4 mot" opposing the Brunswick Raid on 13 August, 1944.
3744 Schmidt,GefrIII/KG-40He 111H-5 Werk # 4083 (lost 8/15/41)Bomber Operational ClaspHis He 111 crashed at Soesterberg airfield, Holland, on 15 August, 1941, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart)
3745 Schmidt, AdolfStabsFw3/14/1907Ernstthal14/ZG-76 (8/40) Bf 110C Werk # 3257 "M8 + BM" (lost 8/30/40) EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 30 August, 1940; crashed at Enfield Sewage Farm, Wharf Rd., Ponders End, Essex; bur CC, Blk 8, Gr 102 (CC Graves Registration Report). His first known victory, a Spitfire 15 km S of Insel Wight on 15 August, 1940.
Cannock Chase
3746 Schmidt, DietrichOfhr9/JG-11 (S.U.)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171660 (lost 8/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 4 August, 1944 in aerial combat in the area of Kalvarija. Mombeek MIA List.
3747 Schmidt, EgonHptm4/13/1914TO III/KG-55 (3/42), Stfkpt 8/KG-55 (8/42), Stfkpt 12/KG-55 (7/43), Kdr IV/KG-55 (8/44 to 11/20/44)He 111H-6, He 111H-16
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
He is officially listed as MIA 1 August, 1944, although his IV/KG-55 assignment showing to 20 November, 1944. No further detail (LOCS).
3748 Schmidt, ErichOblt196/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 13 August, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 15 August, 1943. Nos. 4, 5 & 6, a LaGG and two Pe-2s on 17 August, 1943. Nos. 7 & 8, a Yak-1 and a LaGG-5 on 20 August, 1943. A 9th, a LaGG-5 on 21 August, 1943. A 10th, a Yak-1 on 23 August, 1943. Nos. 11, 12 & 13, a LaGG-3, a LaGG-5 and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 24 August, 1943. A 14th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 28 August, 1943. Nos. 15, 16 & 17, two Yak-1s and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 29 August, 1943. Nos. 18 & 19, an Il-2 (m.H.) and a Yak-1 on 30 August, 1943.
3749 Schmidt, Erich 'Schmidtchen'Oblt11/17/1914Neuhaus am Rennweg Thüringen47 2/JG-53 (9/39 Wiesbaden-Erbenheim), 9/JG-53 (1/40), 8/JG-53 (11/40), Stfkpt 9/JG-53 (6/41) Bf 109E-4 "Black < + I" (11/40), Bf 109F-2 "Yellow 11 + I" (8/41), Bf 109F-2 Werk# 12633 "Yel 6 + I" (lost 8/31/41) RK(7/23/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 August, 1941; Shot down in "Yellow 6" by AA fire in the Velikiye Luki area, near Dubno S.U. Last seen parachuting, missing ever since. His first victory was scored during the Battle of Britain, a Spitfire over the Isle of Wight, on 12 August, 1940, the first of 18 Battle of Britain victories. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 31 August, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Spitfire over England on 5 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire in the Calais area on 9 September, 1940. Nos.5, 6 & 7, all Spitfires S of London on 15 September, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire near Ashford on 17 September, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire near London on 27 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire in the Dungeness/London area on 30 September, 1940. Nos.11 & 12, both Spitfires at Themsemündung on 2 October, 1940. His 15th, a Spitfire over the Thames on 10 October, 1940. On opening day of Operation Barbarossa, 22 June, 1941, he shot down four Soviet aircraft. On 4 July, 1941, he shot down his 30th victim, an I-16. On 26 July, 1941, he shot down five Soviet AC, mostly DB-3 bombers. 18 victories against England, 15 were Spitfires.
3750 Schmidt, FranzUffz15/JG-77 (5/41), 9/JG-77 (8/42; 9/43 Med)Bf 109E in 5 Stf, Bf 109G-6 Werk# 18144 "Yellow 5" "GE + LB" (lost 7/12/43) in 9 Staffel EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 July, 1943; Combat with a Spitfire over La Galite. Mombeek MIA List. His first known victory, a Soviet SB-3 on 27 August, 1942.
3751 Schmidt, Gottfried "Gotz"Oblt8/11/19218 11/JG-54, 11/JG-26 (6/43 Reich Def), Stfkpt 9/JG-26 (7/44), Stfkpt 6/JG-26 (3/45) Bf 109G-3 Wk # 16253 (lost in JG-54), Bf 109G-6/U4 Wk# 20731 "Yl 3" (lost 11/29/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412429 "White 9" (dam 8/9/44), Bf 109G-14, Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330372 "White 21" (dam 11/27/44) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds in Werk # 16253, 26 June, 1943 near Dieppe. WIA 29 November, 1943 in "Yellow 3" by B-17 return fire at Quackenbrück. He bailed with injuries. WIA a 3rd time, 9 August, 1944 during aerial combat in a G-6 Werk # 412429 "White 9" (lost) with a P-51 30 km SSE of Chartres. He force landed with minor injuries. Slightly injured a 4th time, 27 November, 1944, in Bf 1009K-4 Werk # 330372 "White 21" during aerial combat with a P-51 at Bad Iburg. Operation Bodenplatte pilot. Two victories in JG-26. One known victory, a Boston 10 km NW of Frevent on 16 August, 1943. A Spitfire at Caen on 15 July, 1944. His 8th, a Halifax N of Paris on 6 August, 1944. Nicknamed "Cognac".
3752 Schmidt, GüntherOblt7/14/1914Stfkpt 5/SKG-210 (S.U.) Bf 110E-2 Werk # 3772 "S9 + BN" (lost 8/14/41) Destroyer Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 14 August, 1941 at Novgorod after being hit by flak. Bf 110 Loss List
3753 Schmidt, GüntherHptm11/10/1915OldenburgIII/KG-40Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6280 (lost 8/25/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC at the Nantes airfield on 25 August, 1943, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ofw Karl Gross (geb 1/11/1914 Ehringhausen, R/O (KIC, bur Pornichet Cem, 3/17/505); Ofw Eberhard Westphal, Gnr (Inj) and Uffz Paul Böber, Mech (Inj). pilot Hptm Schmidt buried Pornichet Cem, 3/17/509 (absa3945).
3754 Schmidt, Heinz 'Johnny'Hptm4/19/2020Bad Homburg v.d.H1732(Erg)/J.Gr. Merseburg (40), 4/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.), 5/JG-52 (7/42 S.U.),Stfkpt 6/JG-52 (12/42)Bf 109E "Black 3" (41), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5541 "White 13 + -" (lost 8/12/41), Bf 109F-4 "White 4" in 4 Staffel, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14556 (lost 1/15/43), all in 4/JG-52, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 15903 "Yellow 7" (lost 9/5/43) in 6/JG-52 RK(8/23/42)-EL(9/16/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/42)
EP(7/6/42)
EK 1(11/9/40) & 2(10/22/40)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 5 September, 1943 at Kotelwa-Senkow, near Markor S.U. reportedly shot down mistakenly by a Hungarian fighter pilot. Channel pilot. One of Barkhorns tutors. Shot down twice many miles behind enemy lines in Wk# 5541 & 14556, he successfully returned to duty. 700 combat missions, all victories probably in Russia. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 E of Protopopowka on 26 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 23 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 and two Il-2s on 21 August, 1942. Three Pe-2s on 22 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s, an Il-2 and an I-180 on 23 August, 1942. Seven LaGG-3s on 24 August, 1942!! Five LaGG-3s on 17 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 1 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 December, 1942. Two Il-2s and a LaGG-3 on 8 December, 1942. Two Il-2s and a Yak-4 on 10 December, 1942. A P-39 on 28 July, 1943. Three Yak-1s, a LaGG-5 and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. Two Yak-1s and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 5 August, 1943.

3755 Schmidt, HerbertUffz9/KG-55He 111P "1G + HT" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA the night of 11/12 August, 1940 after both engines were damaged during a fighter attack after a bombing raid near Bristol. The AC crashed and burnt at Rambervilliers France on the return flight. Remaining crew: Uffz Siegfried Held, Observer (MIA); Uffz Bubel R/O (WIA) and Fw Paulussen, Mech, (WIA). Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
3756 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).
3757 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).
3758 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw71/JG-77 (11/43), 11(Sturm)/JG-3 (5/44)Bf 109 in JG-77, Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 670777
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 August, 1944; Combat with a four engine bomber, Lechtaler/Alpen. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire south southeast of Lavariano Italy, 30 November, 1943. A P-40 over northern Italy, 15 December, 1943. These victories over Italy may be attributed to a different Karl Schmidt. His 1st per the Perry Claims, a B-17 NE of Mannheim on 13 April, 1944. His 2nd per OKL, a B-24 in the area of Peine-Wolfsburg on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. His 4th & 5th, a P-38 and a B-17 at Nauen, W of Berlin, on 24 May, 1944. A 6th, a B-17 (e.V.) at Stendal on 29 May, 1944. A B-17 (HSS) at Brandenburg on 30 May, 1944, referred to as his 6th by OKL. His 7th, per OKL, a B-24 at Lechtaler Alpen on 3 August, 1944, the date of his death.
3759 Schmidt, LeonhardUffz2/KG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 0039 "V4 + BK" (lost 8/10/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Syrakus 10 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
3760 Schmidt, LudwigOfw1713/NJG-6Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4714 ((lost 8/4/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 4 August, 1943 near Denkendorf as a result of an engine fire. His unnamed R/O was injured. Magnus & Bf 110 Loss List.
3761 Schmidt, OttoHptm2/23/1917Brühlhof Gemeinde Wehbach Sieg II/StG-2 (9/39 Stolp-Reitz), 3/StG-77 (8/40 Channel), III/StG-77 (2/41), Stfkpt 7/StG-77 (S.U.), I/StG-5 Lenningrad, winter 43), Stfkpt 2/SG-5, III/SG-77, Gen Staff Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/18/40), Ju 87B-2 "F1 + AM" in 7/StG-77, Ju 87D "L1 + AH" in I/StG-5, RK(9/3/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (8/18/40)
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Channel pilot, WIA 18 August, 1940 when his ac was damaged during an attack on Thorney Island, Sussex. He managed to return to base with his seriously wounded R/O, Uffz Gerhard Bärsch. Bärsch DOW 2 October, 1940; bur War Cem. Waldfriedhof Oberrad, Frankfurt Germany (D.Drury). At wars end, a British POW, released in the Fall of 1947. 555 missions destroying 61 tanks, several supply ships and a Soviet submarine in the Black Sea. Deceased 1 September, 2006 Celle (P. Bastin).
3762 Schmidt, Otto HeinzLt10/31/1919IhringhausenWekusta 2He 111H-3 (lost 8/28/40) Meteorological Operational Clasp KIA 28 August, 1940, crashing in Brittany France; buried Ploadaniel-Lesneven, Block 1, Row 2, Gr 37. Source: A.Rosseels. Added: Remaining crew (deceased bur same cem): Dr Gustav Adolf Suckstorff (geb 4/6/1909 Hannover, bur 5/9/235), Met.; Fw Bernhard Wilde, R/O (Inj) and Ogefr Alfred Neubold (geb 11/30/1917 Freiberg, bur 9/2/31), Gnr/Mech (absa3945).
3763 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)..
3764 Schmidt, RudolfOfw93/JG-53 (9/43 Italy), 8/JG-53 (8/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 166010 "Black 21 + I" (lost 8/4/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4 August, 1944 during aerial combat wit a P-51 in the Osnabrück area. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 NE of Klagenfurt on 25 February, 1944. His 2nd, a P-47 off Chioggia Italy on 11 March, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 SW of Modena on 2 May, 1944. Pictured with Seiz & Zemper, celebrating JG-53s 500th victory. Bf 109 Loss List, 9 victories.
3765 Schmidt, RudolfOfw10/17/1918Wölfershausen Thüringen425/JG-77 (7/40), 7/JG-77, 5/JG-77 (4/42)Bf 109E-3 Wk# 0833 (60% 9/26/40), Bf 109E-4 Wk# 5365 (lost 6/25/41), Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6422 (15% dam 7/17/41; ground fire, pilot OK), Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3260 (10% dam 8/14/41; flak, pilot OK), Bf 109F-4 Wk# 7564 "Blk 15 + -" (lost 4/6/42) RK(8/30/41)

EP (6/20/41 if I have the correct Rudi Schmidt!), EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 April, 1942 in Werk# 7564 in aerial combat with a Pe-2 of 40 BAP, near Saki, 20 km east of Jewpatoria, in the western Crimea. Another source says he is still MIA. His first known victory, a Blenheim NW of Stavanger on 9 July, 1940, a Gefr at the time. Nos 2 & 3, both Blenheims in the Aalborg area on 13 August, 1940. He was injured slightly and his E-3 suffered 60% damage on 26 September, 1940 during a force landing accident at Fornebu Norway due to engine fire (Source: SIG Norway). His 4th, a Blenheim N of Brest on 21 December, 1940. His 5th, a Blenheim at Brest on 4 January, 1941. Nos. 9,10 and 11 were a Hurricane and two Blwnheims at Malemes on 25 May, 1941. His 15th victory was a Soviet MiG-3 fighter of the 55th Fighter Aviation Regt., shot down 26 July, 1941 during Operation Barbarossa. Shot down with wounds 11 October, 1941 shortly after his 33rd victory. Shot down and MIA 25 June, 1941 by AA fire in this E-4, but returned shortly thereafter. Downed three Soviet fighters on 19 March, 1942. Sunk 2 MTBs in the Suda Bay, Crete and scored a direct hit on a large transport vessel. Bowers/Lednicer, 51 victories.
3766 Schmidt, Rudolf RudiLt3/23/1912Schondorf133/JG-11 (7/43), Stffüh 4/JG-11 (8/44)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 150271 (lost 7/28/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173058 "Green 12" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 August, 1944 during aerial combat, in his A-8, with an American fighter in the Dammartin area, NW of Paris. He was buried in the War Cemetery at Fort-de-Malmaison, France. Bailed from his A-5 with injuries after aerial combat over the sea, an Fw at the time. Jager Blatt 5/2004.
3767 Schmidt, WalterUffz6/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7609 "Yellow 9 + -" (lost 8/10/42)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 10 August, 1942 after aerial combat at Malta (Bf 109 Loss List).
3768 Schmidt, WilhelmUffz10/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2709 "Blue 13" (lost 8/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 16 August, 1943, cause and location not reported.
3769 Schmidt, WinfridHptm2/28/1915Köln191/JG-334 (38), I/JG-53 (39), 5/JG-77 (2/40 Jever Ger.), 8/JG-3 (5/40), Stafkpt 8/JG-3 (41 S.U.), Staff 7/JgdDivBf 109E-1 "Red 1" in JG-77, Bf 109F-2 Wk# 8236 (10% dam 7/11/41) RK(9/18/41)
EK 1(7/40) & 2(12/39)
Silver Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 1st victory was scored against British Wellingtons north of Langeoog on 18 December, 1939. His 2nd, a Hurricane "P-2021" of RAF No. 85 Sq., west of Ghent, 13 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Arras on 19 May, 1940. His 4th, a Blenheim at Somme-Münding on 7 June, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire at Ashford on 26 August, 1940. Promoted to Oblt in 1941. About 150 combat missions, including numerous Low Level attacks on English and Russian airfields. Wounded 4 times. After his fourth wound, after downing a Russian DB-3 on 11 July, 1941, he was so seriously injured (shoulder), he could not return to aerial combat, however did serve as a flight instructor. 5 victories in the West. His "Red 1" carried the "Top Hat" symbol. Deceased 3 August, 2009 Frechen bei Köln (P. Bastin).
3770 Schmidtke, GüntherUffz1/JG-26Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410002 "White 5" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 August, 1943 during aerial combat in "White 5" on his first mission. His unit stayed with a bomber formation until nearly out of fuel. He made it back to Koblenz where he attempted to make a dead stick landing. His AC overturned and he was killed.
3771 Schmied, HermannLt611/JG-3 (Med 9/43; Venlo 2/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18876 "Black 6 + ~" (lost 9/15/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 411092 (lost 2/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 February, 1944 (Magnus), crashing his G-6 at the Tonnen Dike in Vroomshoop Holland (DeSwart). MIA briefly on 15 September, 1943 after combat SE of Salerno. Scored his 1st victory over Italy on 20 August, 1943, however the OKL failed to ID the AC type. His 2nd, a P-38, 2 September, 1943. His 3rd, a B-24D over southern Italy, 3 September, 1943. His 5th, a Spitfire over southern Italy, 17 September, 1943. His 6th, a P-47 on 3 February, 1944.
3772 Schmiedel, HartiLt12/11/1922Neudorf Erzgebirge2 4/JG-53 (Med; 4/43 Tunisia; 6/44 France) Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16561 (lost 4/19/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20266 "White 3" (lost 8/19/43), Bf 109G-6 Wk # 412740 "White 8 + -" (lost 6/12/44)
EK 1 & 2 Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 June, 1944 in his G-6 by Rheu in the Bretagne, near Rennes, France. Shot down with wounds in Wk# 16561 southwest of Tebourba on 19 April, 1943. Despite his injuries, he bailed safely. Injured a second time making a force landing in Wk# 20266 into the sea west of Salerno on 19 August, 1943. One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 on 4 March, 1944, no location. His 2nd, a B-24 in the Caen area on 8 June, 1944.
3773 Schmieder, BennoOfhr4I/JG-5 (Norway 7/43), 4/JG-5 (2/44 S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10418 (lost 7/11/43), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13485 (90% Dam 8/26/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA a 2nd time on 26 August, 1943; landing accident at Kirkenes Norway airfield after a mission. Injured 11 July, 1943 when he crashed near Orre due to a servicing fault (Source: SIG Norway & Bf 109 Loss List). His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 27 February, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 28 February, 1944. A 3rd, an La-5 on 15 May, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 16 May, 1944. Alternate spelling: Schneider (Bf 109 Loss List). I believe Schmieder to be correct.
3774 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).
3775 Schmitt,Ofw23/NJG-7Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" in the Königsberg area on 30 August, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" by Copenhagen on 11 September, 1944.
3776 Schmitt, ErnstUffzI/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 16157 (lost 8/18/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 18 August, 1943 in a crash at the Eschborn airfield due to a servicing fault.
3777 Schmitt, GeorgLt1/4/19233 4/JG-300 (8/44), 8/JG-300, Stfkpt 6/JG-300 (12/44) Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739421 "Yellow 7" (lost 12/24/44 at Asterode)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 December, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 of 357FG at Asterode (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-17 SW of Berlin on 6 August, 1944. A 2nd & 3rd, both B-17s in the Wildberg area on 9 August, 1944. Added: He bailed from his A-8 in the vicinity of Neukirchen/Asterode, 22km W of Bad Hershfeld. He was killed when his chute failed. He was uninjured in two earlier combat actions on 14 & 23 August, 1944 (LOCS).
3778 Schmitt, HermannHptm1/KG-77 (9/42), Stab II/KG-77 (8/43 Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550022 "3Z + AC" (lost 8/11/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew 11 August, 1943, cause unknown. DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List.
3779 Schmitt, RudolfOfw87/JG-53 (12/41), 5/JG-53 (12/42)Bf 109E & F(Trop) in 7 Staffel, Bf 109G(Trop) in 5 StaffelEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4 August, 1944 after aerial combat S of Bremen/Hamburg. May be one of four "Unknowns" buried this date at the Schneverdingen Cemetery, or one in Lüneburg (Magnus). His first known victory, a P-40 25 km southeast of Gazala Bucht on 5 June, 1942. His 2nd victory was a B-26 10 km south of El Hamma on 30 December, 1942. His 3rd, a B-26 20 km north of Feriana on 4 January, 1943. His 4th & 5th victories were both P-38s 0n 3 February, 1943. His 6th, a Spitfire 10 km northeast Oeud Barga on 4 March, 1943. His 7th, a P-38 35 km northwest of Marettimo on 18 May, 1943. His 8th, a P-40 near Marettimo on 19 May, 1943. Alternate spelling Schmidt (OKL victories #1, 7 & 8).
3780 Schmitt, StephanOblt10/18/1917Lindenhardt bei Pegnitz Ofr.55/Sch.G-1, 5/SG-77 (4/44 S.U.), Stab II/SG-77 (7/44)Fw 190F-8 RK(10/29/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/10/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 7 October, 1944 when his Fw 190 was shot down by flak during an attack on Soviet tanks near Füyes-Gyaranat Hungary; a parachute was sighted, but he was later declared missing. 500 missions as an Assault Pilot. His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 8 April, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 5 May, 1944. A 4th, an Il-5 on 18 July, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 on 27 August, 1944.
3781 Schmitter, WilhelmMajor12/18/1913Rheydt Rheinland11/Kü.Fl.Gr-906 (11/39), II/KG-40 (2/41), Stfkpt 15/KG-2 (9/42), GrpKdr in KG-2 (3/44)Me 410A-1 Wk# 420214 "U5 + CF" (lost 8/24/43), Me 410A-1 Wk# 10244 "U5 + BF"(lost 11/8/43) RK(9/19/42)-EL(3/24/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/18/42)
EP(1/5/42)

EK 1 & 2(5/16/40)
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 8 November, 1943, with his R/O Uffz Felix Hainzinger, when they were shot down over Eastbourne England. On 24 August, 1943, he was uninjured when his 410 was shot down off Knokke shortly after downing a Lancaster of RAF No. 97 Sq. over Norfolk. The Lancaster was piloted by Sgt C.S. Chatten (WIA). Both he and his R/O-Gunner, Ofw Heinz Graeber, RK(9/30/43), were picked out of the sea by German ASR. Graeber had been injured. Schmitter entered service in the Kriegsmarine in 1936 and later a Luft radio mechanic before flight training.
3782 Schmittke, GüntherUffzI/JG-26Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410902 (lost 8/17/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 17 August, 1943, overturned during takeoff from Koblenz airfield due to a servicing fault.
3783 Schmitz, EdmundUffz6/NJG-4Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4805 (lost 8/27/43) Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 26/27 August, 1943 during aerial combat with a Mosquito while on an intercept mission, crashing at Hassloch. Remaining crew: Uffz Friedrich Pospenschill (KIA). Source: Klaus Deschner. Added: Uffz Schmitz survived the war (J.Chadwick).
3784 Schmitz, GüntherLt34 7/JG-77 (8/41 S.U.), Kdr III/JG-77 (7/44 Romania) Bf 109E, F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 166072 "White 8" (50% dam 7/28/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 in absentia)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/28/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 28 July, 1944; shot down with wounds, aerial combat with American fighters 20km W of Bucharest, crashed west of Titu Romania. While hospitalized in Bucharest, he was taken prisoner 30 August, 1944. His first known Soviet victory, an I-153 on 15 January, 1942. Two MiG-3s on 13 May, 1942. In the Italian theater, a known victory, a P-40 over southern Italy, 28 August, 1943. His 26th victory, a 99th BG B-17, "Bumb's Rush", piloted by Lt Otis S. Lee, at Pavone del Mella, east of Cremona Italy, 6 October, 1943 per Jason McHenry, grandson of crewman, S/Sgt Harry Cunningham. His 27th, a B-17 25 km south of Insel Garglio Italy, 14 October, 1943. His 28th, a B-17 over Romania on 15 April, 1944. Two B-24s 10 km S of Bucharest on 21 April, 1944. A B-17 on 24 April, 1944. His 30th, a P-38 S of Titü, in the Balkans, on 10 June, 1944 OKL numbering must be incorrect here). His 31st & 32nd, both B-24s in the Buschuk Bulgaria area on 11 June, 1944. His 33rd, a B-24 (HSS) at Liegeplatz: Mizil-Rum on 22 July, 1944. His 34th, a B-24 over the Balkans on 28 July, 1944. Alternate spelling: Schmidt (OKL B-24 victories 21 April, 1944).
3785 Schmitz, HeinrichFw1/16/19207/JG-54 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 20552 "NL+WP" "White ?" (lost 8/21/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 21 August, 1943 at Kreis Harburg/Maschen, probably due to engine trouble.
3786 Schmitz, JohannesUffz12/JG-300 (Borkheide), 1/JG-300 (9/44 Kyffhauser)Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk "Red 2" @ Borkheide, Bf 109G-6 (15% dam 9/11/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
He was uninjured 11 September, 1944 when his ac was slightly damaged during combat at Niederwalgern. One known victory, a B-17 at Brünn on 29 August, 1944.
3787 Schmitz, WolfgangLt12/11/19247 Stab/JG-27 (5/44), 12/JG-27 (8/44 France) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165514 (lost 8/13/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 in the Alencon area. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 at Magdeburg on 19 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 at Melke/Donau, W of St. Pölten, on 29 May, 1944. His 4th & 5th, both P-47s at Conches-en-Ouche on 12 June, 1944. His 6th, a P-47 NW of Caen on 28 June, 1944. A 7th, a P-47 SW of Bernay on 4 July, 1944. Magnus Report.
3788 Schmoll, HelmutLt5/NJG-1Kl 35B Werk # 4132 (lost)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIC 17 August, 1943; crashed near La Roche en Ardenne. Source: A. Rosseels.
3789 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.
3790 Schmölzer, AmbrosUffz2/KG-2 (Cambrai France)Do 17Z Werk # 2425 "U5 + GK" (lost) EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 26 August, 1940; shot down by Spitfires after attacking RAF Hornchurch Airdrome. On the return flight the AC experienced engine trouble on one engine and lagged behind, when both engines were put out of action, and made a force landing 2 miles southwest of Eastchurch, Kent. The Observer, Oblt Siegfried Hertel was killed in the crash. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Helmut Buhr, R/O and Maj. Martin Gutzmann, Gunner. Gutzmann was the Kdr of II/KG-2 at the time. Alternate spelling: Schmoelzer. Added: Oblt Hertel buried at CC, Plot 1, Row 11, Gr 440 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
3791 Schmude, Karl HeinzOblt9/28/1922311/JG-54 (12/43 S.U.), 8/JG-51 (2/44 S.U.), JG-7Fw 190A (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 17 June, 1943 over Gorki, S.U. (?). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 8 December, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 18 December, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 1 April, 1944. Nos. 4 & 5, two P-39s, one at Daugavpils, the other S of Subat on 23 July, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 24 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 28 July, 1944. A P-39 on 6 August, 1944. Another P-39 on 7 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 25 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 27 August, 1944. An Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 14 September, 1944. An La-5 on 23 September, 1944. An La-5 on 30 September, 1944. An Il-2 on 7 October, 1944. Two Il-2s and an La-5 on 9 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 13 October, 1944. An La-5 on 16 October, 1944. An La-5 and a Pe-2 on 18 October, 1944. Two Il-2s on 24 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 28 October, 1944.
3792 Schnaar, Fw2/JG-54Bf 109E-4 "Black?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 15 August, 1940 after a "Freie Jagd" in the Kent area. He limped his crippled E-4 back to France, only to lose his life when he crashed at Courtrai.
3793 Schnabel, HeinzLt2/17/1916Altenburg61/JG-3 (5/40 Channel), 2/JG-3Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1985 "White 6" (lost 9/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 September, 1940 after aerial combat, force landing at Handen Farm, Chapfall, near Aldington, Kent. He and Oblt Harry Wappler escaped from Shap Wells POW Camp (Cumberland) in November 1941, stole a Miles Magister, but low on fuel and returned to Norfolk and captivity. Both were transferred to a POW Camp in Canada. His first three victories, all Blenheims; two W of St Quentin and one west of Le Cateau, 17 May, 1940. His 4th, while in 2 Staffel, a Spitfire at Philippeville, 19 May, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire SE of Cambridge on 28 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire E of London on 31 August, 1940.
3794 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
3795 Schnappinger, Friedrich Dr.3/1/1924JG-105Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspDeceased 12 August, 1998. Jager Blatt Obit.
3796 Schnar, GeorgFw2/2/19132/JG-54Bf 109 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 15 August, 1940, crashing his 109 near Kortijk, buried Bourdon France, Block 15/8/202. Source: A. Rosseels.
3797 Schnecke, GüntherLt11/13/1923Krempe FFS (C) 5 (12/42), 14/KG-2 (8/43) Me 410A-1 Werk # 226 "U5 + AE" (lost 8/12/43) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIC with his R/O-Gnr, Gefr Otto Kröger, on 12 August, 1943. They crashed at the Le Mans airfield due to engine trouble. Both buried at Mont de Huisnes in Vault 27; Lt Schnecke in Gr 104, Gefr Kröger in Gr 103 (absa3945).
3798 Schnecker, KarlLt311/JG-51 (7/41 S.U.)Bf 109F-1 Werk # 8949 "Black 7" (lost 8/9/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 9 August, 1941 during aerial combat near Briansk. His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 9 July, 1941. A 2nd, a SB-3 on 11 July, 1941. A 3rd, a DB-3 on 8 August, 1941.
3799 Schneidebrink, WilhelmLtI/NJG-4Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4806 (lost 8/17/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 August, 1943; hit by enemy fire, crashing near Mondesir, two unnamed crew WIA. Bf 110 Loss List
3800 Schneider,Uffz16/JG-5Bf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 at Steenwijk on 15 August, 1944. This could be Uffz Gerd Schneider, but inconclusive.

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