- Date of birth:
- May 6th, 1920 (Überlingen/Bodensee, Germany)
- Date of death:
- September 29th, 1943 (IJsselmeer, the Netherlands)
- Buried on:
- German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Plot: M. Row: 4. Grave: 83.
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
August Geiger shot down his first enemy plane in the night of July 8th/9th, 1941.
Died in his Messerschmitt Bf 109G-4 in a crash in the IJsselmeer after being shot down by Wing Commander Bob Braham, flying a Bristol Beaufighter IVF..
August Geiger was buried on the Ehrenfriedhof Zijpendaal in Schaarsbergen and was later reburied on Ysselstein.
He was credited for shooting down at least 53 enemy planes.
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- Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
- Photo 2: Jeroen Koppes
- Photo: Wilco Vermeer
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