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Baur, Hans (Fliegerstaffel des Führers)

Date of birth:
June 19th, 1897 (Ampfing/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
February 17th, 1993 (Herrsching/Bavaria, Germany)
Buried on:
Graves Ernst Röhm and Hans Baur Westfriedhof
Plot: 114. Row: a. Grave: 29.
Service number:
SS Nr.: 171.865 // NSDAP-Nr.: 48.113
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

00.10.1933: SS-Standartenführer
00.00.1934: SS-Oberführer
31.01.1944: SS-Brigadeführer
24.02.1945: SS-Gruppenführer

00.00.1933: Hitler's official pilot and chief of his personal squadron in Oberwiesenfeld, Munich
00.00.1944: Kdr, Fliegerstaffel des Führers
00.05.1945: WIA during the escape from Berlin
10.06.1945: amputated (right leg) in Posen in Soviet captivity

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
July 1918
Silberne Bayerische Tapferkeitsmedaille
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
with crown and swords
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse des Militärverdienstordens
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Awarded on:
December 16th, 1935
Julleuchter der SS
Olympia Erinnerungsmedaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Magyar Érdemrend Középkeresztje
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Tsarski Orden
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1942
Ordinul Corona Romaneii
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1942

Awarded with swords.
Vapaudenristin 2.luokka (VR 2)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Goldenes Ehrenzeichen der NSDAP
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Red Krune Kralja Zvonimira I.Stupnja

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)
  • Photo 2: Koos Winkelman
  • - Sweeting, C.G., Hitler's Perosnal Pilot - the Life and Times of Hans Baur, ISBN 1-57488-288-0