Marquardt, Heinz

Date of birth:
December 29th, 1922 (Braunsberg/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 19th, 2003 (Hammersbach, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinz Marquard started his flying life at the age of 17 as a glider pilot and volunteered for the Luftwaffe in 1940.
1942 : fighter training in the JG 2 „Richthofen".
August 1943 : Eastern Front with the JG 51
November 1944 : awarded the RK credited with 89 air victories
Insgesamt wurden 121 Luftsiege
anerkannt, weitere 16 wurden nicht bestätigt. Am
1st May 1945 : shot down during an aerial fight and sent to a Lazarett where he became POW.
August 1956 : Leutnant and flight instructor in the BW .
Trained as a Jet pilot he became Jet instructor in the Waffenschule 10 in Oldenburg then Squadron leader in the JG 73.
30 September 1973 : retired as an Oberstleutnant.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1944
Action:
certificate signed by Generaloberst Harrer
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
10. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 51, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
13./Jagdgeschwader 51 “Mölders”
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 89 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1943
Action:
certificate signed by Geschwaderkommodore Oberstleutnant Nordmann.
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1944
Action:
certificate signed by General der Flieger Vierling.
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold

Sources

Photo