Mors, August

Date of birth:
July 20th, 1921 (Sigmaringen, Germany)
Date of death:
August 8th, 1944 (Clichy, France)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Champigny-St.-André
Plot: 3. Row: 9. Grave: 756.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

On 6 August 1944, August Mors was severely wounded after attacking allied bombers. He bailed out, but died two days later on 8 August 1944. During his career he was credited with 60 aerial victories, 48 on the Eastern Front and 12 on the Western Front.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
6./Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
1./Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht