Makrocki, Wilhelm Adolf

Date of birth:
August 23rd, 1905 (Schroda/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
May 21st, 1941 (North of Crete)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Wilhelm Mackrocki was reported missing in action since May 21st, 1941.

Promotions:
October 1st, 1936: Hauptmann;
July 1st, 1941: Major (Posthuously, RDA May 1st, 1941).

Career:
October 14th, 1920 - September 24th, 1923: Lateinische Schule Halle;
June 1938 - August 31st, 1938: Staffelkapitän, 4. (schw. Jagd) / Lehrgeschwader Greifwald;
November 1st, 1938 - February 15th, 1939: Staffelkapitän 10. / Zerstörergeschwader 26;
January 27th, 1940 - May 21st, 1941: Kommandeur, I. / Zerstörergeschwader 26.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1935
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1940
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Silber

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