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Mission: Not known.

Date: 29th June 1943

Unit: 5 Staffel./Kampfgeschwader 6

Type: Junkers Ju 88A-14

Werke Nr.144720

Location: St. Palais, near Royan, France.

Pilot: Leutnant. Gerold Wöhrl - Killed. Born 12.01.1924 in Friedersreuth.

Observer: Unteroffizier. Aloisius Bahles - Killed. Born 08.07.1920 in Green.

Radio/Op: Unteroffizier. Heinz Reschke - Killed. Born 07.10.1922 in Berlin.

Gunner: Obergefreiter. Franz Petter - Killed. Born 21.10.1922 in Reutlingen.


This aircraft crashed and was 100% destroyed, no further details are known.

Family death notice for the pilot, Lt. Gerold Wöhrl (Matthe)

German Military War Cemetery at Berneuil, France.

Burial details:

Gerold Wöhrl and his crew now rest together in the Kriegsgräberstätte in Berneuil France.

Block 2 Row 9 Grave 289.

Block 2 Row 9 Grave 288.

Block 2 Row 9 Grave 286.

Block 2 Row 9 Grave 287.

(1) Lt Woehrlcc(2) Lt Woehrl
The death notice of Uffz. Erich Fischer.

(3) Kriegsgraeberstaette in Berneuil France

Burial details: None found on the German (VDK) website.

Researched by Melvin Brownless A R Society with thanks to Mike Matthe and Matti Salonen, July 2012.