• Kagohl3 War Diary •

• Gotha casualties •


DateTypeSerialUnitCrew/Notes
23.04.17Gotha G.IV410/16Kasta 16crashed during a training flight.
Kasta 16Obltn. Hans-Joachim von Seydlitz-Kurzbach. Observer & Staffelführer of Kasta 16. Survived.
Kasta 16OfStv. Borsch. Pilot. Survived.
Kasta 16Vfw. Gitzen. Gunner. Survived.
23.04.17Gotha G.IV610/16Kasta 15shot down at Vron in France during a training flight.
Kasta 15Ltn. Kurt Karl Josef Scheuren. Observer. Captured and sent to Donnington prison camp in England.
Kasta 15Ltn. Otto Wirth. Observer. Captured and sent to Donnington prison camp in England.
Kasta 15OfStv. Alfred Heidner. Pilot. Captured and sent to Frongoch prison camp in Merionethshire Wales.
24.04.17Gotha G.IV617/16crashed during a training flight.
10.05.17Gotha G.IV409/16Kasta 13f/l in a ploughed field and ended up on its nose during a training flight
Kasta 13Obltn. Martin Fiebig, Staffelführer of Kasta 13. Survived.
25.05.17Gotha G.IV602/16Kasta 15f/l Ghistelles due clogged fuel line
25.05.17Gotha G.IVKasta 13shot down into the sea off Dunkirk France
Kasta 13Obltn. Ernst von Messerschmidt gen. Manfred Arnim (born Berlin 12.2.1891). Observer Killed.
Kasta 13Ltn.d.R. Willy Neumann (born Frankfurt am Main 14.3.1896). Killed.
Kasta 13Ltn.d.R. Werner Scholz (born Bitsche 24.4.1895). Killed.
25.05.17Gotha G.IVKasta 15crashed on return at Beernen south-east of Bruges Belgium.
Kasta 15Obltn.d.R. Kurt Paul Klemann (born Barkenfelde 11.12.1884). Observer. Killed, Originally buried in Ghent Wester Cemetery. Later re-interred in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
Kasta 15Ltn.d.R. Hans-Henning Parschau (born Allenstein 20.5.1888). Pilot. Killed, Originally buried in Ghent Wester Cemetery. Later re-interred in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
Kasta 15Uffz. Alfred Dickhaut (born Merseburg 22.4.1895). Gunner. Injured, died at Ghent 26.5.17.
05.06.17Gotha G.IV660/16Kasta 14shot down into the sea off Sheerness England.
Kasta 14Ltn.d.R. Hans Francke (born Leipzig 24.2.1894). Observer. Died of injuries in Sheerness Naval Hospital 6 June1917. Now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Cannock Chase England.
Kasta 14Vfw. Erich Kluck (born Berlin 11.8.1896). Pilot. Drowned, now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Cannock Chase England.
Kasta 14Uffz. Georg Gustav Schumacher. Gunner. Captured with a broken leg.
09.06.17Ltn.d.Res. Hans-Georg Lang (born Annaburg 4.5.1894). Pilot of Kasta 13 died at Ghent.
12.06.17Vfw. Bruno Brand (born Hamburg 4.5.1889) killed at Gontrode, now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
13.06.17AlbatrosKagohl 3 engine failed after takeoff Bad Kreuznach (comms aircraft)
Kagohl 3 Obltn. Hans-Ulrich von Trotha (born Potsdam 1.7.1889). Pilot & Staffelführer of Kasta 15. Killed. Buried at Bad Kreuznach. Later re-interred at the Friedhof St Nikolai at Schkopau in Germany. Previously an officer in 1. Garde Regiment zu Fuß.
Kagohl 3 Hptm. Ernst Brandenburg (born Sophienfelde 4.6.1883). Passenger & Kommandeur of Kagohl 3. Seriously injured - had to have leg amputated
20.06.17Gotha GIII (LVG)395/16Kasta 13(training aircraft ?) crashed near Gontrode
Kasta 13Ltn. Noack injured
Kasta 13Vizefeldwebel Paul Witte (pilot) injured
07.07.17Gotha G.IVKasta 17f/l on the beach at Ostend having sustained serious combat damage.
Kasta 17Ltn. Franz Schulte
07.07.17Gotha G.IVKasta 14down in the sea north of Zeebrugge Belgium.
Kasta 14Ltn.d.R. Max Elsner (born Berlin 14.3.1890). Observer. Killed.
Kasta 14Vfw. Franz Hölger (born Berlin 16.1.1879). Pilot. Killed.
Kasta 14Uffz. Georg Mickel (born Schirgiswalde 28.11.1890) Gunner. Killed.
07.07.17Gotha G.IVKasta 13crashed in a field alongside Derbystraat Sint Denijs-Westrem and caught fire on return to Sint Denijs-Westrem aerodrome
Kasta 13Ltn.d.R. Max Röselmüller (born Berlin 22.10.1892). Observer. Seriously burned died at Ghent 10.7.17. Buried Ghent Wester Cemetery. Later re-interred in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
Kasta 13Ltn. Hans Richter (born Weissenfels 12.3.1897). Pilot. Killed.
Kasta 13Vfw. Wilhelm Weber (born Haylen 23.5.1893). Gunner. Killed.
12.08.17Gotha G.IV983/16crashed on return
12.08.17Gotha G.IV 656/16Kasta 16crashed into the sea off Dover England.
Kasta 16Ltn.d.R. Hans Rolin (born Schrimm 28.3.1895). Observer. Killed.
Kasta 16Uffz. Rudi Stolle (born Altgersdorf 22.8.1891). Pilot. Killed.
Kasta 16Uffz. Otto Rosinsky (born Lebus 27.9.1895). Gunner. Killed.
12.08.17Gotha G.IVKasta 15crash landed near Gontrode aerodrome.
12.08.17Kasta 15Ltn. Paul Döge. Observer. Uninjured.
Kasta 15Uffz. Kurt Delang. Pilot. Uninjured.
Kasta 15Vfw. Paul Ruhl. Gunner. Injured.
18.08.17Gotha G.IV1055/16Kagohl 3forced landed between Oude Pekela and Beerta near Groningen in the Netherlands.
Kagohl 3Ltn.d.R. Hermann Kolhase. Observer. Interned in Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kagohl 3Uffz. Heinz Keiser. Pilot Interned in Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kagohl 3Vfw. Otto Ehleben. Gunner. Interned in Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
18.08.17Gotha G.IV1059/16Kasta 14forced landed at Blijham near Groningen in the Netherlands.
Kasta 14Ltn.d.R. Bernhard Lechler. Observer. Interned in Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kasta 14Gefr. Eugen Schleyth (Schleith). Pilot. Interned in Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kasta 14Uffz. Fritz Köbe (Käbe). Gunner. Interned in Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
18.08.17Kagohl 3Ltn.d.Res. Adolf Hochgräbe (born Schüren 17.7.1895). (Observer) killed at Ghent on return from England.
22.08.17Gotha G.IV663/16Kasta 15shot down in the sea off Margate England.
Kasta 15Ltn. Walter Latowsky (born Rübelsdorf 22.2.1893). Observer. Killed.
Kasta 15Ltn.d.R. Werner Joschkowitz (born Magdeburg 31.7.1889). Pilot. Killed. Buried Den Helder in the Netherlands. Later re-interred in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Ysselsteyn in the Netherlands Block B Grave 46.
Kasta 15Uffz. Bruno Schneider (aged 19). Gunner. Captured. Previously served in 1st Dragoon Regiment.
22.08.17Gotha G.IVKasta 16crashed near Garlinge Margate England.
Kasta 16Obltn. Eckart Fulda (born Berlin 9.5.1890). Observer & Staffelführer of Kasta 16. Killed. Buried in Margate Cemetery. Later re-interred in the CWGC Military Cemetery at Cannock Chase England. Previously an officer in the Infanterie Regiment Nr. 82.
Kasta 16Uffz. Heinrich Schildt (born Hessen 8.8.1895). Pilot. Killed. Buried in Margate Cemetery. Later re-interred in the CWGC Military Cemetery at Cannock Chase England.
Kasta 16Vfw. Ernst Eickelkamp (born Mönchenglattbach 28.7.1894) Gunner. Killed. Buried in Margate Cemetery. Later re-interred in the CWGC Military Cemetery at Cannock Chase England.
22.08.17Gotha G.IVKasta 15crashed near Ghent Belgium.
Kasta 15Obltn. Walter Dachne (born Berlin 3.11.1890). Observer & Staffelführer of 15/KG 3. Killed.
Kasta 15Vfw. Walter Brennecke (born Leipzig 8.9.1894). Pilot. Killed.
Kasta 15Gerf. Max Dittmann (born Berlin 29.3.1895). Gunner. Killed. Now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
26.08.17GothaKagohl 3crashed at Knackenburg Belgium.
Kagohl 3Lt.d.R. Ewald Gustav Sperling (born Hanau 20.1.1894). Observer. Killed.
Kagohl 3Vz.Wachtmstr Max Haas (born Burscheid 7.12.1893). Pilot. Killed.
Kagohl 3Gefr. Josef Bronner (born Muthausen 4.9.1883). Gunner. Killed.
04.09.17Gotha G.IVKasta 13crashed into the sea off Eastchurch England.
Kasta 13Obltn. Helmuth van Zanthier (born Stralsund 19.10.1894). Observer. Killed.
Kasta 13Uffz. Theodor Fries (born Schweinfurt 3.4.1894). Pilot killed.
Kasta 13Vfw. Hans Hansen-Beck (born Flensburg 15.1.1893). Gunner. Killed.
05.09.17Kasta 13Ltn.d.R. Robert Raulfs (born Holzminden 16.10.1896). Observer killed in the vicinity of Emden.
09.09.17Kasta 15Gefr. Arno Gäbler Anro (born Lotzdorf 4.7.1892). Pilot was killed at Gontrode aerodrome.
22.09.17Kasta 14OfStellv. Gustav Höhne (born Platkow 11.4.1892). Pilot killed at Sint Denijs-Westrem aerodrome. Now buried in the Luisenstädtischer Friedhof in Berlin.
24.09.17GothaKasta 14crashed landing at Gontrode aerodrome.
Kasta 14Ltn. Hermann von Scharfenort (born Gumbinnen 8.12.1892). Observer. Killed.
Kasta 14Flg. Hermann Mochatzky (born Markee 5.8.1895). Gunner. Killed. Now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
25.09.17Gotha G.IV1064/16Kasta 15Hit by AA gunfire near Oostdunkerke on an ‘England flight’ crashed at Zuydcoote France. Allocated RFC number G.74
Kasta 15Ltn.d.R. Franz Rahning (born Bünde 25.3.1894). Observer. Killed.
Kasta 15Ltn.d.R. Alfred Herzberg (born Elberfeld 24.10.1895). Pilot. Killed. Buried in the British Cemetery at Koksijde in Belgium.
Kasta 15Vfw. Wilhelm Wienecke. Gunner. Captured injured.
28.09.17Gotha G.IV602/16Kasta 13crashed at Sas van Gent in the Netherlands.
Kasta 13Obltn. Rudolf Bäuerle. Observer & Staffelführer. Interned at Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kasta 13Ltn. Metzger. Interned at Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kasta 13Ltn. Baumann (Buman). Interned at Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
28.09.17Gotha G.V668/16Kasta 16?crashed at Sneek in the Netherlands.
Kasta 16?Ltn. Hans Starck. Observer. Interned at Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kasta 16?Fw. Wolfgang Dietz. Pilot. Interned at Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
Kasta 16?Flugschüler Herbert Fliege. Gunner & trainee pilot. Interned at Camp Bergen near Alkmaar.
28.09.17Gotha G.IV1065/16Kasta 16crashed into the Zuiderzee about 20 kilometres west-south-west of Kampen in the Netherlands.
Kasta 16Ltn.d.R. Martin Emmler (born Breslau 4.1.1886). Observer. Killed. Body washed up 10.10. 1917
Kasta 16Vfw. Emil Haes (Haas) (born Kehl am Rhein 29.9.1890). Pilot. Killed. Body washed up 15.10.1917
Kasta 16Vfw. Heinrich Schreiber (born Paderborn 11.1.1896). Gunner. Killed. Buried 25.10.1917 Blankenham Cemetery Netherlands. Later re-interred in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Ysselsteyn Netherlands Block A plot 22.
28.09.17GothaKasta 15crashed near Ostend on return to Belgium.
Kasta 15Ltn. Paul Döge. Observer. Slightly injured.
Kasta 15Uffz. Kurt Delang. Pilot. Injured, light brain concussion.
Kasta 15Vfw. Jödicke. Gunner. Injured, broken arm.
30.09.17Kasta 18Gefr. Friedrich Egener (born Saarbrücken 27.10.1980). Gunner killed at Lemberge near Merelbeke in Belgium
01.10.17Kasta 18Vfw. Alois Keiler (born Eppishausen 28.9.1893). killed at Gontrode aerodrome
01.11.17Kagohl 3Flg. Fritz Wagemann (born Werden 9.7.1895) killed at Mariakerke aerodrome.
09.11.17Flg. Rudolf Morgenstern (born Wilsdruff 25.10.1897) killed at Gontrode.
11.11.17Gotha G.IV991/16Kasta 17crashed into a Belgian farmhouse during night landing approach
Kasta 17Lt. dR. Paul Mongs. Observer.
Kasta 17(? Lt. Roland. Pilot.)
Kasta 17Uffz. Hermann Tasche. Gunner.
05.12.17GothaKasta 16Crashed into the sea off Dunkirk France.
Kasta 16Ltn.d.R. Albert Zander (born Quedlinburg 12.2.1897. Observer. Killed.
Kasta 16Ltn. Erich Schwieder (born Kaltberge 4.5.1895. Pilot. Killed.
Kasta 16Vfw. Paul Pfeiffer (born Breslau 1.8.1894). Gunner. Killed. He had joined Kasta 13 on 30.4.1917.
05.12.17Gotha G.IV906/16Kasta 18crashed near Rochford England.
05.12.17Kasta 18Ltn. R.O.W. Wessells. Observer. Captured.
Kasta 18Gem. J. Rzechalski. Pilot. Captured.
Kasta 18Vfw. O.E.A. Jakobs. Gunner. Captured.
05.12.17Gotha G.V674/16Kasta 17crashed near Canterbury England.
Kasta 17Ltn.d.R. Franz R. Schulte. Observer. Captured. Died of influenza at Keighley War Hospital No.59 on 2.3.1919.
Kasta 17Vfw. B.Senf. Pilot. Captured.
Kasta 17Ltn P.W. Bernard. Captured.
12.12.17GothaKagohl 3Crashed north of Frelinghien near Armentières on the Franco/Belgian border
Kagohl 3Hptm. Rudolf Kleine (born Minden 28.8.1886). Kdr. Kagohl 3. Killed. Now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium. Grave 5/1004.
Kagohl 3Ltn. Werner Bülowius (born Königsberg 24.12.1893). Observer. Killed. Originally served with Jäger Batt. 5.
Kagohl 3Ltn. Güuther von der Nahmer (born Berlin 27.4.1897). Pilot Killed. Now buried in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium. Originally from the Garde Regiment zu Fuss 3.
Kagohl 3Gefr. Michael Weber (born Neudorf 16.7.1895). Killed. Originally an aircraft mechanic.
18.12.17Gotha G.VBosta 15crashed in the sea off Folkestone England.
Bosta 15Obltn. G. von Stachelsky. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 15Ltn.d.R. Friedrich Ketelsen (born Pellworm 10.1.1896). Pilot. Killed.
Bosta 15Gefr. A. Wiesmann. Gunner. Captured.
18.12.17GothaBosta 14crashed at Munte near Merelbeke Belgium.
Bosta 14Ltn. Hans Baasch (born Frankfurt 3.7.1893). Observer. Killed. He had only been with Bosta 14 since 7.12.1917 and previously was with Kasta 17 and before that with FA 246.
Bosta 14Vfw. Reinhold Nesemann (born Osterode 28.3.1894). Pilot. Killed. Now buried in the Hauptfriedhof at Braunschweig in Germany.
18.12.17GothaBosta 14crashed and burnt out landing back at Mariakerke aerodrome.
Bosta 14Ltn. Otto Vullers (born Hannover 30.7.1892). Observer. Killed.
Bosta 14Vfw. Ernst Heberstreit gunner who died at Ghent 29 December 1917 (per some sources)
Bosta 14Lt.d.R. Hans Kirsch (born Plantieres 30.1.1896) pilot died at Mariakerke on 4 January 1918 (alternatively 22 December) (per some sources)
22.12.17GothaBosta 15forced landed near Margate England.
Bosta 15Ltn. W. Döbrick. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 15Uffz. G. Hoffman. Pilot. Captured with an injured arm.
Bosta 15Vfw. H. Klaus. Gunner. Captured.
22.12.17Bogohl 3Flg. Hubert Lessmann (born Gütersloh 22.1.1898) killed at Sint Andries near Bruges
23.12.17Kasta 17Gerf. Ernst Gerhardt (born Kleinega 28.1.1898) died at Ghent
29.12.17Bogohl 3Vfw. Ernst Heberstreit (born Ammern 14.11.1894) gunner died Ghent
04.01.18Bogohl 3Lt.d.R. Hans Kirsch (born Plantieres 30.1.1896) pilot died at Mariakerke.
07.01.18Bogohl 3Ltn.d.Res. Arthur Lincke (born Leipzig 1.6.1895) observer died at Dunkirk
22.01.18GothaBosta 14crashed near Sint Denijs-Westrem aerodrome.
Bosta 14Obltn. Rudolf Schmidt (born Seestemünde 11.12.1893). Observer and Staffelführer of Bosta 14. Killed
22.01.18Gotha G.V398/16Bosta 14crashed at Downham near Wickford England.
Bosta 14Ltn. Friedrich von Thomsen (born Wilhelmshafen 8.9.1893). Observer. Killed
Bosta 14Uffz. Karl Ziegler (born Stuttgart 22.10.1898). Pilot. Killed
Bosta 14Uffz. Walter Heiden (born Hamburg 11.6.1895). Gunner. Killed
22.01.18Gotha VBosta 15crashed on its return flight at Desteldonik near Ghent Belgium.
Bosta 15Ltn. Hellmuth Birkenstock (born Weissenburg 16.5.1896). Observer. Killed
Bosta 15Ltn.d.R. Paul Döge (born Leipzig 5.9.1889). Pilot. Killed
Bosta 15Vfw. Georg Petzke (born Onruhstadt 4.3.1895). Gunner. Killed
22.01.18Bosta 14Ltn.d.R. Franz Ludwig (born Mühlendorf 22.10.1895). Observer killed Mariakerke (England Flight)
30.01.18Bosta 13Lt.d.R. Immanuel Braun observer was injured in a crash. He remained in hospital until 21 February 1918.
16.02.18GothaBogohl 3plunged almost vertically into the ground shortly after take off at Oostacker aerodrome.
Bogohl 3Ltn Hans-Heinrich Graf von Schwerin (born Stolpe 10.7.1897). Observer. Killed
Bogohl 3Vfw. Emil Niemeyer (born Detmold 23.1.1892). Pilot. Killed
16.02.18GothaBosta 14exploded while attempting a night landing at Landeghem near Ghent Belgium.
Bosta 14Obltn. Wilhelm Siegfried Graf von Adelmann und zu Adelmannsfelden (born Schloss Adelmannsfelden 25.2.1892). Observer. Killed.
Bosta 14Ltn. Joachim Frhr. Von Schlieben (born Halberstadt 26.12.1894). Observer. Killed.
Bosta 14Ltn.d.R. Wilhelm Jackson (born Rheine 12.5.1896). Observer. Killed.
Bosta 14Vfw. August Fels (born Mülhausen 7.7.1890). Pilot. Killed. Buried in Ghent Wester Cemetery Later re-interred in the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof at Vladslo in Belgium.
01.03.18Bosta 16Uffz. Paul Bäcker (born Remscheid 7.6.1892) observer killed in action at Gontrode aerodrome
07.03.18Staaken R.VI27/16crashed landing on return
07.03.18Staaken R.V36/16crashed landing on return
08.03.18Bosta 14Uffz. Paul Hohm (born Schneidemühl 11.7.1893) pilot killed in a crash at Mariakerke aerodrome
20.03.18GothaBogohl 3crash landed on return from operations near Ghent Belgium.
Bogohl 3OfStv. Ernst. Pilot. Slightly injured.
Bogohl 3Vfw. Herter. Gunner. Seriously injured.
21.03.18GothaBosta 17crashed on take-off from Gontrode
Bosta 17Ltn. Holzhauser. Observer and Staffelführer of Bosta 17. Seriously injured.
Bosta 17Ltn.d.R. Paul Glück (born Eisenberg 14.7.1888). Pilot. Seriously injured, died of his injuries 22.3.1918.
21.03.18Gotha G.V947/16Bosta 16landed intact at St Idesbald Belgium nr Koksijde beach, carried the marking KZ on the side of its fuselage. Later returned to flying condition by the Aviation Militaire Belge and was test flown on 27 August 1918 at Calais-Beaumarais.
Bosta 16Ltn. Eberhard Frhr. von Zedlitz und Neulich. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 16Ltn. Michael Frhr. von Korff. Pilot. Captured.
Bosta 16Gefr. Willi Speier. Gunner. Captured.
21.03.18GothaBosta 17landing accident at Gontrode.
Bosta 17Ltn. Kientrup. Observer. Slightly injured.
Bosta 17Ltn.Prehn. Observer. Slightly injured.
Bosta 17? Uffz. Giesebrecht. Injured in action.
23.03.18GothaBogohl 3crash landing while on an attack against St Pol - crew managed it to burn it before being captured.
Bogohl 3Ltn. Wittmeyer. Observer. Captured.
Bogohl 3Ltn. Bestehorn. Pilot, Captured.
Bogohl 3Uffz. Christiansen. Gunner. Captured.
26.03.18GothaBosta 16failed to return.
Bosta 16Ltn.d.R. Werner Gieser. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 16Uffz. Richard Linke. Pilot. Captured.
Bosta 16Uffz Otto Hanky. Gunner. Captured.
26.03.18GothaBosta 17failed to return.
Bosta 17Ltn. Paul Mongs. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 17Gefr. Heinrich Wierzbimski. Pilot. Captured.
Bosta 17Vfw. Otto Teschner. Gunner. Captured.
30.03.18GothaBogohl 3crashed south of Chérisy near Dreux France.
Bogohl 3Ltn. Marterer. Observer. Injured in action, died of injuries at Peronne 2.4.1918.
Bogohl 3Flg. Phillip Meyer (born Kleinfangenheim 11.12.1879). Killed.
20.04.18Staaken R.VIR 34/16Rfa 501Crashed about three miles from the front line in a field between Schaap-Balie and Poelcapelle.
Rfa 501Obltn. Johannes Leistner (born Lengenfeld 18.6.1892). Commander & observer. Killed
Rfa 501Ltn.d.R. Martin Böhme (born Holzminden 22.2.1890). Observer. Killed
Rfa 501Obltn. Hans Sturm (born Dresden 28.8.1891). Pilot. Killed
Rfa 501Vfw. Hermann Böse (born Hannover 23.1.1887). Mechanic. Killed
Rfa 501Uffz. Wilhelm Wiech (born Thalheim 29.2.1892). Mechanic. Killed
Rfa 501Flg. Peter Antoni (born Köln 15.1.1897). Mechanic. Killed.
Rfa 501Flg. Gustav Kinzel (born Mögglingen 20.2.1897). Mechanic. Killed.
09.05.18Staaken R.VI29/16Rfa 501caught tree tops and crashed on return in fog
29/16Rfa 501Hptm. Fritz Wieter (born Halberstadt 4.9.1890). Observer. Killed Moorseele near Wevelgem Belgium
29/16Rfa 501Ltn.d.R. Wilhelm Landwehrmann (born Sollenbeck 14.8.1886. Pilot. Killed Moorseele near Wevelgem Belgium
29/16Rfa 501Ltn.d.R. Karl Freund (born Hagen 19.8.1892). Pilot. Killed Moorseele near Wevelgem Belgium
29/16Rfa 501Gefr. Alfred Bröske (born Cottbus 22.2.1896). Mechanic. Killed Moorseele near Wevelgem Belgium
29/16Rfa 501Unteroffizier Koch mechanic seriously injured.
09.05.18Staaken R.VI32/16Rfa 501hit a row of trees 700 metres short of the airfield on return and crashed and burnt after bomb exploded
09.05.18Staaken R.VI26/16Rfa 501flew into the ground on return in fog
09.05.18Casualty lists are unclear as to which of the above aircraft the following crews belonged:
Rfa 501Vfw. Ernst Rungwerth (born Falkenberg 4.6.1888). Mechanic. Killed Ghent. Buried Ghent Wester Cemetery
Rfa 501Uffz Heinrich Wäsche (born Hötensleben 22.5.1895). Mechanic. Killed Ghent
Rfa 501Gerf. Walter Grüneberg (born Berlin 7.1.1896). Mechanic. Killed Ghent
Rfa 501Flg. Alois Langner (born Königshütte 19.10.1895). Mechanic. Killed Ghent
Rfa 501Flg. Richard Oberländer (born Esslingen 2.10.1897). Mechanic. Killed Ghent
Rfa 501Obltn. Fritz Pfeifer (born Bernfastel 26.8.1891) Observer & Commander of R 26. Killed Scheldewindeke aerodrome
Rfa 501Ltn.d.R. Wilhelm Pier (born Meyerich 21.9.1893). Pilot of R 26. Killed Scheldewindeke aerodrome
Rfa 501Ltn.d.R. Lothar Friedrich (born Danzig 18.10.1888). Pilot. Killed Scheldewindeke aerodrome
Rfa 501Uffz. Josef Belz (born Westerhausen 1.6.1891). Mechanic. Killed Scheldewindeke aerodrome
Rfa 501Gefr. Paul Schnigge (born Elbing 13.11.1891). Mechanic. Killed Scheldewindeke aerodrome
Rfa 501Flg. Julius Winand (born Isenburg 28.3.1895). Mechanic. Killed Scheldewindeke aerodrome
19.05.18Gotha G.V925/16Bosta 15crashed near St Osyth England.
Bosta 15Ltn.d.R. Wilhelm Rist (born Göppingen 14.9.1895). Observer. Killed
Bosta 15Vfw. Max Gummelt. Pilot. Captured.
Bosta 15Vfw. Rudolf Hunsdorf. Gunner. Captured.
19.05.18Gotha G.V979/16Bosta 17crashed at Frinsted England.
Bosta 17Ltn. Joachim Flothow (born Frankfurt 29.10.1897). Observer. Killed
Bosta 17Vfw. Albrecht Sachtler (born Alerisbad 30.12.1896). Pilot. Killed
Bosta 17Uffz. Hermann Tasche. Gunner. Captured with a broken arm.
19.05.18Gotha G.V960/16Bosta 15crashed on the Isle of Sheppey England. wreck was subsequently allocated the number AB 9 by the RAF and fabric from this aircraft is in the RAF Museum at Hendon (RAFM 1994/0526/C)
Bosta 15Ltn.d.R. Rudolf Bartikowski (born Berlin 5.2.1894). Observer. Killed
Bosta 15Vfw. Fritz Bloch (born Neidenburg 27.6.1889). Pilot. Killed
Bosta 15Vfw. Heinrich Heiligers (born Gedenhahn 19.5.1891). Gunner. Killed
19.05.18GothaBosta 18crashed at East Ham England.
Ltn. Paul Sapkowick. Observer. Killed
Vfw. Hans Tiedke (born Kiel 1.9.1898). Pilot. Killed
Gefr. Wilhelm Schulte (born Dortmund 21.10.1897). Gunner. Killed
19.05.18GothaBosta 18lost over England
Bosta 18Ltn. Heinrich Geiger (born München 12.10.1894). Observer. Killed in the sea off Dover.
Bosta 18Ltn. Hans Gundelach (born Metz 8.7.1898). Observer. Killed.
Bosta 18VzWachtMstr Josef Jacob Arnold (born Hilbringen 6.3.1894). Pilot. Killed
19.05.18GothaBosta 17forced landed at Thielt aerodrome in Belgium
Bosta 17Ltn.d.R. Karl Pfeiffer (born Waldbroich 29.8.90). Observer. Fatally injured. Died 17.5.1918
Bosta 17Uffz. Kurt Peuckert (born Dresden 30.9.1894). Pilot. Seriously injured.
Bosta 17Uffz. Gustav Bunte (born Bielefeld 31.8.1893). Gunner. Killed.
19.05.18GothaBosta 17crashed taking off from Mariakereke aerodrome
Bosta 17Vfw. Franz Löwenthal (born Tettnang 10.3.1895). Pilot. Seriously injured died of injuries 28.5.1918
Bosta 17Vfw. Max Boese (born Stettin 18.4.1887). Gunner. Fatally injured died same day
19.05.18GothaBosta 16crashed at Maria Aalter aerodrome near Ghent Belgium.
Bosta 16Ltn. Erich Leonhardt (born Leipzig 24.6.1897). Observer. Killed.
Bosta 16Vfw. Hans Schlack (Scheack) (born Berlin 23.3.1894). Gunner. Killed
19.05.18Bosta 15Vfw. Erich Richter (born Limbach 14.2.1895). Gunner. Injured in combat (Maria Aalter). Died of injuries at Aurich in Germany on 22.8.1918.
19.05.18Bosta 15Gefr. Ernst Jostmeyer (born Neesen 9.5.1896. Killed. Pilot (? England flight).
19.05.18Bosta 15Vfw. Erich Richter. Gunner. Wounded in action.
19.05.18Bosta 18Gefr. Walter Jungnickel (born Lagau 16.7.1896). Pilot (Margate U.K.).
19.05.18Bosta 18Gerf. Franz Poley (born Marienthal 25.3.1887). Gunner (Dury France).
21.05.18Gotha G.VBosta 14put down at Conchy-sur-Canche near Crécy France. allocated the number G/3 Bde/6 by the RAF
Bosta 14Obltn. Hermann. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 14Ltn. Schrink. Observer. Captured.
Bosta 14OfStv. Wabnitz. Pilot. Captured.
Bosta 14Uffz. Wolany. Gunner. Captured.
21.05.18Gotha G.V969/17Bogohl 3brought down by AA fire at Villers au Bois France. wreck was subsequently allocated the number G/HQ/3 by the RAF
Bogohl 3Ltn. Schiffer. Observer. Captured.
Bogohl 3Vfw. Lüdke. pilot. Captured.
Bogohl 3Uffz. Wallerand. Gunner. Captured.
27.05.18GothaKasta 15shot down during an attack on Abbeville France.
Ltn.Wilhelm Schmitt (born Kassel 27.1.1898). Observer. Killed.
Uffz. Jakobs. Pilot. Captured.
Vfw. Jödike. Gunner. Captured.
30.05.18Bogohl 3Flg. Franz Nowaczky (born Kattowitz 1.12.1896). killed in action at Lemberge, near Gontrode
31.05.18Rfa 501Uffz. Siegfried Lindemann (born Hamburg 26.9.74) died at Ghent