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  1. Hi Some sources like German loss lists and Kriegsräbefürsorge states that Karl Thom was born 18.05.1893 in Neudeck, Rosenberg. However it is not far away from Freystadt. I have not checked his BAMA file. He ended up as Oberstlt at the time of his death. btw, while my time in BAMA Freiburg I have seen more then 10 award (or abschriften) documents for Hohx3, but I have not made copies of these. Gunnar
  2. Oskar Bornheim do have an BAMA file which might give added info on his flying career. PERS 6/229641 He also have an file in BA Berlin. R 9361-II/101391 Gunnar
  3. Hi Karl Morgenschweis have like five files on ancestry.de among KRLs. They say he was promoted Lt dR o/p 27.03.1916, later on 04.07.1918 he got a Patent 23.06.1914. They also says he got BMVO4bms on 04.12.1916, EKI 03.07.1917, VwAbz(mattweiß as wounded three times) on 21.10.1918. He also have two files in BA Berlin. Gunnar
  4. Hi again Oops I mentioned PiB 26 two times 🙃, the first should be PiB 18 as you mentioned. If you read the MWB for Febr 1913, you can see that Wilhelm Grade was transferred as Kp leader in PiB 26 to Fliegertruppe. At moment I dont have the date when he joined PiB 26. The Fliegertruppe did not yet had created Kompanien, instead it was called Stationen. Later in autumn of 1913 basically all Flieger Stationen were changed into Kompanien (three for each Flieger Bataillon). Gunnar
  5. Hi Deutschritter Some minor further info: PiB 26,PiB 4, PiB 26, FlgSt Döberitz, FlgSt Döberitz II, FB 1/2, FB 1 stab before BOW. Lt 180896, Oblt 270107, Hptm ern. 180811, Hptm 011012, Major 181018, abschied 100919 He died 06.03.1954 in Berlin. He was not in FFA 19 during the War. I "still" recommend that you get access to ancestry.de where you can find the info mentioned above and lots of more info. First three months free which you need to learn how to search etc. Then 10 Teuro each months, it is equivalent to two large Beers Wilhelm Grade
  6. Hi His Bama file mentioned the following awards during WW1, EKII 13.10.1914, EKI 04.03.1915, BeoAbz 22.07.1916, FzAbz 27.05.1917 and Hohx 01.10.1917. He also received EB and vwAbz but they are not mentioned in the file. Gunnar
  7. Hi Reinhold Boehm (apparently correct spelling according to several sources) do have two files in Landesarchiv Karlsruhe. They might give added info on his post War service as well what he was doing during WW1. He does not have any BAMA file. His family file on ancestry.de gives good overall info about his living throughout his life. It also indicates that he was testflyer for Albatros Werken and Fluglehrer during WW1. I have diffucult to find him in my unit files as there too many Boehm/Böhm. So at moment I dont have any frontline units for him. Gunnar
  8. Hi Matty Hptm dR Kurt Wegener from GGR 3 was the commander old Old* KG 3/18 during the later part of 1916. *It later existed a second unit with the same name. He was a well known physican, Dr, Prof. and he also received the Hohx Gunnar
  9. Hi Deutschritter, Are you writing an article of Gerhard Hubrich for Propellerblatt ? http://www.propellerblatt.de/ There are much written about him in different sources throughout the Years where you can find good info. I probably have his book stored somewhere in my archive. He do have an BAMA file in Freiburg but I dont think this file deals with his WW1 service. It is about "Familieangelegenheiten" and the reason he left the Luftwaffe as Major dR. It is a chance that it could be related to his second marriage. The certificate for his first marriage can be found on ancestry.de. In
  10. Hi It actually exist good records of Theodor Rowehl from WW1 as most of the Marine records have survived. He also have an BAMA file in Freiburg which normally gives rather complete award records. I have not checked his file yet. His long time pilot Gerhard Hubrich (later an Ace) mention him in his book. Born 09.02.1894 Barschlüte, Elsfleth, died 06.06.1978 Münster. Eintr 28.08.1914,Lt zS dR 10.06.1916,aD 31.12.1918. BeoAbz 21.10.1916,EKII x,EKI <1918 a brief summary of his WW1 career from other sources: II M.D., 28.08.1914 - 12.1914 "Westfalen", 12.1914 - 03.1
  11. Hi Jock, The observer is Lt dR Ernst Klenk from originally IR 115. Born 09.04.1893 Wimpfen, Heppenheim. After the War he served within Freikorps aviation. Gunnar
  12. Hi Garfield I really like these Marine aviation badges. It is difficult for me to read the inscription for the second badge, but a strong candidate is StabsArzt(at that time) Alfred Meyra gen Meyr who received his badge on 05.07.1915. At this time he did fly within SFS (See Flugstation) Helgoland which was a part of II Marine Flieger Abteilung with base at Wilhelmshaven. He was born 27.05.1885 in Konstanz. He was later shot down, shortly captured but died of wounds as commander of SFS Duingi during 1917. He was "angestellt" within the Marine on 27.10.1915 as Kptlt dR MA mit Patent 2
  13. aha, Erinnerungsabzeichen for flyers. Some were given out already during the War for "long-timers" who no longer were active flyers. Gunnar
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