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Name: Hans Ritter von Adam
Hans von Adam
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA(A) 2b
Jasta 6, 34
Victories: 21
Born: 24 May 1886
Place of Birth: Eisenstein, Bavaria
Died: 15 November 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Waldfriedhof, München
 
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of HohenzollernIron Cross 1st ClassKnight's Cross of the Military Order of Max-Joseph
 
 
Married with two children, Ritter von Adam served in the infantry until he was badly wounded on 2 September 1914. Recovering from his wounds, he transferred to the Fliegertruppe and often flew as an observer for Eduard von Schleich while assigned to FA(A) 2b. Flying the Albatros D.III, he scored his first three victories with Jasta 34. In the summer of 1917, he joined Jasta 6, becoming Staffelführer on 30 August 1917. He was killed in action near Langemarck when his Albatros D.V was shot down, possibly by Kenneth Montgomery. His Knight's Cross with Swords of the Order of the House of Hohenzollern was awarded posthumously.
 
Opponents
#5 England Archibald Miller
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 Mar 1917 1235 Jasta 34   Caudron G4 Woevre
2 14 Apr 1917 Jasta 34   Balloon Verdun
3 03 Jun 1917 Jasta 34   Caudron G4 W of Belrupt
4 12 Jul 1917 1835 Jasta 6   Sopwith 1½ Strutter Dickebusch
5 13 Jul 1917 1135 Jasta 6   Nieuport Scout (B1506) E of Polygon Wood
6 16 Jul 1917 2005 Jasta 6   Sopwith Camel Ypres
7 20 Jul 1917 0740 Jasta 6   F.E.2d SW of Ypres
8 25 Jul 1917 1820 Jasta 6   SPAD Near Ypres
9 28 Jul 1917 1210 Jasta 6   Nieuport Scout Becelaere
10 28 Jul 1917 1855 Jasta 6   D.H.4 Oostroosebeke
11 12 Aug 1917 2100 Jasta 6   D.H.4 Poperinghe
12 14 Aug 1917 1930 Jasta 6   S.E.5 Houthulst Forest
13 31 Aug 1917 1950 Jasta 6   S.E.5 Zonnebeke
14 03 Sep 1917 1950 Jasta 6   Nieuport Scout Koelenburg
15 15 Sep 1917 1900 Jasta 6   Sopwith Camel (B6250) N of Ypres
16 19 Sep 1917 1000 Jasta 6   R.E.8 W of Ypres
17 19 Sep 1917 1005 Jasta 6   Sopwith Camel (N6374) Houthulst Forest
18 20 Sep 1917 0940 Jasta 6   D.H.5 W of Berclaere
19 20 Sep 1917 0950 Jasta 6   S.E.5 Berclaere
20 23 Sep 1917 1045 Jasta 6   R.E.8 N of Ypres
21 06 Nov 1917 0850 Jasta 6   Nieuport Scout (B6779) W of Passchendaele
 
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