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Mission: Intercept enemy aircraft.

Date: 7th June 1940

Unit: 5 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 26

Type: Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3

Werke/Nr. Unknown.

Location: "La Palette", Beaumerie-St-Martin, France.

Pilot: Oberfeldwebel. Friedrich Lorenz. Born 19.08.1910 in Handschuhsheim - Killed.


This aircraft was shot down by return fire from a Bristol Blenheim SE of Montreil, France.

Pasted Graphic
Original field grave of Friedrich, adorned with two props from his Bf 109 (Archive).

Burial details: Friedrich Lorenz rests in the Kriegsgraeberstaette in Bourdon, France. Block 30 Row 11 Grave 421.

Researched & compiled by Melvin Brownless (A R Society), June 2012.