Hoeckner, Walter

Date of birth:
October 24th, 1914 (Berlin-Zehlendorf/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 25th, 1944 (Flugplatz Ziegenhain/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Hoeckner was killed in an aircrash on August 25th, 1944. At that moment he held the rank of Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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