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Zellmann, Herbert (Stuka-Geschwader 1)

    Date of birth:
    February 11th, 1916 (Essen/Rhineprovince, Germany)
    Date of death:
    August 30th, 1943 (near Gluchow/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
    Buried on:
    German War Cemetery Kiev
    Plot: 3. 
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

    Biography

    Herbert Zellmann was born in Essen on February 11th, 1916 as the son of Artur and Trauchen Zellmann.
    He served as a pilot with the 3./ Stuka-Geschwader 1 (St.G.1 - Ju 87) at the Eastern Front.
    Here he was killed in crash (KIC) on August 30th, 1943 when flying his Ju 87 D-3 Werknummer 110740 collided in mid-air with Ju87 D-5 Werknummer 130769 flown by Leutnant Heinrich Kaiser of 2./ St.G.1
    Both are buried with their radio operators as unknown soldiers at the German War Cemetery Kiev.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier
    Unit:
    Flugzeugführer
    Awarded on:
    September 20th, 1943
    Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Feldwebel (Sergeant)
    Unit:
    3. / Stuka-Geschwader 1
    Awarded on:
    December 26th, 1943
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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