Ebersberger, Kurt

Date of birth:
February 11th, 1914 (Sterkrade)
Date of death:
October 24th, 1943 (Hesdin)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Bourdon
Plot: 5. Row: 2. Grave: 63.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Oberleutnant Ebersberger was credited with 27 air victories (22 Spitfire) all achieved on the Western Front.
On the 24. 10. 1943 he flew startete with his Fw 190 from the airfield of Liegescourt- France to counter an attack performed by several british aircrafts and was shot down. He succeeded to bail out but he was too close to the ground for a correct opening of his parachute and was burried in the war cemetery in Lille.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
III/Jagdgeschwader 26 „Schlageter" (III/Jagdgeschwader 26 „Schlageter“)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
4./Jagdgeschwader 26 „Schlageter“
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
4./Jagdgeschwader 26 „Schlageter“
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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