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Mission: Reconnaissance of Invasion area, Normandy, France.

Date: 17th August 1944

Unit: 4 Staffel./Fernaufklaerungsgruppe 123

Type: Messerschmitt Bf 109G?

Werke/Nr. Not known

Coded: Not known

Location: Near Dreux, France.

Pilot: Hauptmann. Heinz Feilmayer (Staffelkapitaen)Killed Born 30.03.1918 in Schlandern, Germany.


Failed to return from reconnaissance mission, presumed shot down by allied fighters.

Heinz & fellow pilots
Pilots of the 4
th Staffel, France 1944. Hptm. Feilmayer pictured standing 4 from left during happier days,
most of those pictured here were killed before the war’s end. (Brownless).

Hptm Heinz Feilmayer
Hauptmann Heinz Feilmayer killed in action

Burial detail: Soldatenfriedhof Champigny / St.Andre, France. Block 9. Row 19. Grave 1303


Ursula Strauss plants a flower at the grave of Hptm Feilmayer, her brother Uffz Blochberger flew with him in the same Staffel and also lies quite near in the same cemetery.

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless, with thanks to Ursula Strauss, Herr. Beckers.