Gehrmann, Johannes, 'Hannes'

Date of birth:
November 19th, 1920 (Bornstedt/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 27th, 1944 (Zoziv, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Grave Russian Pilot 1944
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Johannes Gerhmann was killed in action on January 27th, 1944 at Zoziv, Northeast of Winniza, Russia, Soviet Union. At that moment he served as stellvertretender Kommandeur II. / Schlachtgeschwader 77 with the rank of Hauptmann der Reserve.

1942: II./ LG 2
04.1942 - 08.1942: Leutnant d.R. and Adjutant - I./ Schl.G. 1
08.07.1943: Oberleutnant d.R. and Staka - 3./ Schl.G. 1
01.08.1943: promoted to Hauptmann d.R. - 3./ Schl.G. 1
09.1943: Hptm in I./ St.G. 77 then I./ 3./ SG 77
10.1943: deputy Kdr. II./ SG 77
22.10.1943: Hptm d.R. - Stab I./ SG 77
27.01.1944: Hptm.d.R. and Kdr. Stab II./ SG 77 - KIA when his Fw 190 F-3 was shot down 7 km N of Sosov while on a mission in the Vinnitsa area.
Buried at Cemetery II in Vinnitsa.
Pilot credited with more than 600 missions and 8 air victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Lehrgeschwader
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Flight Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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