Stadermann, Waldemar

Date of birth:
January 3rd, 1916 (Gotha-Siebleben, Germany)
Date of death:
February 15th, 1942 (Malta)
Buried on:
German War Graves Cagliari
Plot: 1. Grave: 48.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Oberleutnant Stadermann flew with 6. / KG 77.
MIA 15 February, 1942 over Malta, while dive bombing Luga airfield, hit by British flak near Zurrieg. Two of the crew managed to escape the plunging ac by parachute, but only Observer Oberfeldwebel Walter Hesse survived, to be captured by the British. Stadermann and Radio Operator Oberfeldwebel Albert Stahl were posted MIA. Gunner Uffz Martin Knoblach had been KIA prior to the crash.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 6./Kampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
Awarded for his successes on all fronts in the early stages of the war as a bomber pilot.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
8. / Kampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
6./ KG.77
Awarded on:
August 14th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz

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