Geißhardt, Friedrich "Fritz"

Date of birth:
January 22nd, 1919 (Sonnefeld/Coburg, Germany)
Date of death:
April 6th, 1943 (Gent/East-Flanders, Belgium)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Bourdon
Plot: 32. Row: 8. Grave: 304.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fritz Geißhardt died of his wounds at Gent on April 6th, 1943. At that moment he served as Kommandeur III. / Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter" with the rank of Hauptmann.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 30th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Adjutant, Stab, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1942
Details:
101st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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