Simsch, Siegfried

Date of birth:
September 6th, 1913 (Posen/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1944 (near Rennes/Britanny, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Siegfried Simsch was killed on 8th June 1944, when he was shot down near Rennes. At that moment he was Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 11 with the rank of Hauptmann.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 5. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 5. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Action:
Awarded after the completion of 300 sorties, during which he shot down 45 enemy aircraft.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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