Zellmann, Herbert

    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, German 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 Junjers Ju 87 at the Eastern Front. Here he was killed in action on August 30th, 1943. He lies buried as an unknown soldier 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 x
    Awarded on:
    December 26th, 1943
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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