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Holler, Kurt (Nachtjagdgeschwader 4)

Date of birth:
May 10th, 1911 (Tannensbergsthal/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 22nd, 1943 (1 km N of Moriaanshoofd/Zeeland, Reichskommissariat Niederlande (Holland))
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Plot: M. Row: 4. Grave: 82.
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


00.00.1934: 6./ KG.z.b.V. 1 then 2./ KG.z.b.V. 1, Erg./ ZG 1 and 3./ ZG 26
01.01.1940: promoted to Hauptmann, Sch./ Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 21
05.10.1940: transferred to 9./ NJG 1
04.11.1940: Hptm., Staka, 9./ NJG 1, WIA - Bf 110 D force-landed at Hamburg-Stade
during ferry flight from Schleswig to Rhein
08.11.1940: unhurt Bf 110 crash-landed at Stade-Lindtig airfield
00.01.1941-08.11.1941: Staka, 9./ NJG 1
08.11.1941-01.05.1942: Staka, 1./ NJG 1
01.05.1942-22.06.1943: Hptm., Kdr., III./ NJG 4
28.06.1942: Major, III./ NJG 4
28.09.1942: Major, awarded the Ehrenpokal
21.12.1942-22.12.1942: Maj., Stab, III./ NJG 4, WIA - Bf110 F-4 crash-landed North of Juvincourt following right engine failure
16.02.1943: Maj., named from provision to permanent Kdr., III./ NJG 4
15.04.1943: Maj., Stab, III./ NJG 4
04.06.1943: Maj., awarded the DKiG, Stab, III./ NJG 4
22.06.1943: Maj., Kdr., III./ NJG 4, KIA – in Bf 110 E-2 Werknummer 4488 coded "G9 + AD" hit by return fire after downing a Wellington and crashed 1 km North of Moriaanshoofd near Schouwen, Holland. Buried at Zypendaal then reburied post-war at Ysselsteyn
Pilot credited with 18 victories

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Second World War (1939-1945)
Major (Squadron Leader)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Second World War (1939-1945)
Major (Squadron Leader)
Stab, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold