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Name: Stefan Fejes
Stefan Fejes
Country: Austro-Hungarian Empire
Rank: Feldwebel
Units: Flik 19, 51J
Victories: 16
Born: 30 August 1891
Place of Birth: Raab, Hungary
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Having joined the infantry in 1912, Fejes was badly wounded 16 September 1914. He returned to service in March 1915 and transferred to the Army Air Service in May 1916. After training to become a pilot, he was assigned to Flik 19 on the Isonzo front where he scored five victories to become an ace. In October 1917, Fejes joined Flik 51J and scored 11 more victories flying the Albatros D.III.

Along with Johann Risztics and Alexander Kasza, Fejes joined the Red Air Corps in 1919. During a ground attack mission in May of that year, he was captured when his Fokker D.VII's propeller was damaged and he was forced to crash land at Losoncz.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Apr 1917 Flik 19 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (29.09) Nieuport Scout Near Gorizia
2 14 May 1917 0730 Flik 19 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I Nieuport Scout Merna
3 20 May 1917 0815 Flik 19 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (29.63) SPAD Britof
4 19 Jun 1917 Flik 19 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (29.63) 1 Nieuport Scout Sober
5 26 Jun 1917 0920 Flik 19 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (29.63) Caudron Sober
6 03 Dec 1917 a.m. Flik 51J Albatros D.III Balloon Visnadello
7 09 Dec 1917 Flik 51J Albatros D.III SAML 2 Treviso
8 10 Dec 1917 Flik 51J Albatros D.III EA Candelu
9 18 Mar 1918 p.m. Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.132) Sopwith Camel W of Salgareda
10 22 Mar 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.?) R.E.8 Susegana-Salleto
11 30 Mar 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.142) Sopwith Camel Near Oderzo
12 17 Apr 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.128) Sopwith Camel Arcade
13 01 May 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.142) Sopwith Camel Breda di Piave
14 22 May 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.142) Sopwith Camel  
15 15 Jun 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (153.?) SPAD Arcade
16 01 Sep 1918 Flik 51J Albatros D.III (253.54) Sopwith Camel Candelu

1 Observer Josef Pürer
 
Books
Above the War Fronts
by Norman L. R. Franks, Russell Guest, Gregory Alegi / Hardcover / Grub Street (September 1997)
Air Aces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1914-1918
by Dr. Martin O'Connor / Hardcover / Flying Machines Press (January 1986)
Austro-Hungarian Aces of World War 1
by Chris Chant, Mark Rolfe (Illustrator) / Paperback / Osprey Publishing (February 25, 2002)
 
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