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.
December 1939: Leutnant;
1937: entered the Luftwaffe
September 9th, 1939: 2. Staffel (Jagd), Lehrgeschwader 2;
September 10th, 1939: POW;
April 1941: Adjutant, I. Gruppe (Jagd), Lehrgeschwader 2;
June 23rd, 1941: Stab, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77;
April 24th, 1942: Staffelkapitän, 3. Staffel, Jagdgeschwader 77;
January 11th, 1943: Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 26.
Was credited with 642 combat missions and 102 aerial victories (including 75 on the Eastern front).
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