Linke, Lothar

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1909 (Liegnitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 14th, 1943 (near Lemmer, the Netherlands)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Plot: AR. Row: 4. Grave: 92.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Lothar Linke was killed after leaving his crashing plane by parachute.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
12. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer 12. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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