Miksch, Alfred

Date of birth:
January 3rd, 1919 (Vienna, Austria)
Date of death:
December 1st, 1943 (Saint Traud/Limbourg, Belgium)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Lommel
Plot: 21. Grave: 143.
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

After serving on the Eastern Front with 9. / Jagdgeschwader 3, Alfred Miksch was transferred to the Western Front in July 1943. Here he flew with planes like the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 "Black 20" (W.Nr 15429) and the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 "Black 5" in 8.Staffel III. / Jagdgeschwader 1 until he was shot down in the last mentioned on 1st December 1943.

Promotions:
1st April 1943: Feldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1940
Details:
Nr. 65 721/40.
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1942
Action:
Received after nine victories.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1942
Action:
Received after 17 victories.
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1943
Action:
Received after 38 victories.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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