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Name: Walter Blume
Orden Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Walter Blume [Thanks to Carsten Kopke at Arrowsoft Verlag]
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 65; FA(A) 280
Jasta 9, 26
Victories: 28
Born: 10 January 1896
Place of Birth: Hirschberg, Silesia
Died: 27 May 1964
Place of Death: Duisburg
 
 
Wounded early in 1914. Transferred to the air service on 30 June 1915. Wounded in the chest on 29 November 1917.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 10 May 1917 1510 Jasta 26   D.H.4 Gouzencourt
2 28 May 1917 1330 Jasta 26   Sopwith Pup (B1715) Near Malincourt
3 11 Jul 1917 2100 Jasta 26   Sopwith Triplane (N5357) Comines
4 14 Aug 1917 1740 Jasta 26   D.H.4 Hollebeke
5 24 Oct 1917 1250 Jasta 26   Sopwith Triplane (N5476) N of Zillebeke Lake
6 05 Nov 1917 1437 Jasta 26   R.E.8 Zillebeke
7 21 Apr 1918 1720 Jasta 9   SPAD Chiry-Ourscamp
8 16 May 1918 1800 Jasta 9   SPAD SE of Elincourt
9 30 May 1918 Jasta 9   SPAD  
10 13 Jun 1918 Jasta 9   Bréguet 14 St. Pierre Aigle
11 28 Jun 1918 Jasta 9   SPAD  
12 15 Jul 1918 1210 Jasta 9   SPAD S of Mareuil
13 16 Jul 1918 1220 Jasta 9   Nieuport  
14 18 Jul 1918 Jasta 9   S.E.5a  
15 21 Jul 1918 Jasta 9   SPAD  
16 25 Jul 1918 Jasta 9   Sopwith Camel  
17 31 Jul 1918 Jasta 9   SPAD 2 Olizy
18 06 Aug 1918 Jasta 9   SPAD 2 Bazoches
19 21 Aug 1918 1228 Jasta 9   SPAD Missy-aux-Bois
20 25 Aug 1918 1200 Jasta 9   SPAD 2 N of Soissons
21 31 Aug 1918 1840 Jasta 9   SPAD E of Juvigny
22 31 Aug 1918 1900 Jasta 9   SPAD E of Juvigny
23 03 Sep 1918 1030 Jasta 9   SPAD S of Fismes
24 14 Sep 1918 1155 Jasta 9   SPAD 2 S of Laffaux
25 14 Sep 1918 1200 Jasta 9   SPAD Braye
26 26 Sep 1918 1215 Jasta 9   SPAD 2 Tahure
27 02 Oct 1918 1015 Jasta 9   SPAD Gueux
28 08 Oct 1918 1640 Jasta 9   Sopwith Camel N of Remaucourt
Books
Franks, Norman, Frank Bailey and Russell Guest. Above the Lines: A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces of the German Air Service, Naval Air Service and Flanders Marine Corps, 1914-1918. London: Grub Street, 1993

Treadwell, Terry C. and Alan C. Wood. German Knights of the Air 1914-1918: The Holders of the Orden Pour le Mérite. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1998
 
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