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Abel, Alfred (KG 53)

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1920 (Engelsberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
January 2nd, 1943 (6 km n.w. Idrica Airfield/Russia, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Sebesh
Plot: 10. Row: 12. Grave: 1058.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

02.01.1943: the He 111H-6 Werknummer 7186 coded 'A1 + CK' flown by Leutnant Ernst König of 2./ KG 53 was shot down by Anti-Aircraft fires 6 km north-west of the Airfield of Idriza. The plane was completely destroyed when the pilot crashed the plane trying to make an emergency landing.
CRew:
Flugzeugführer Lt König, Ernst, KIA
Beobachter Uffz Wieczorek, Erwin, KIA
Bordfunker Ofw Schütt, Siegfried, WIA
Bordmechaniker Uffz Müller, Heinz, KIA
Bordschütze Uffz Abel, Alfred, KIA

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Bordschütze
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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