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Name: Hans Christian Friedrich Donhauser
Golden Military Merit Cross
Iron Cross 1st class
Christian Donhauser
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 10
Jasta 17
Victories: 19
Born: 09 September 1894
Place of Birth: Harburg, Germany
Died: 13 January 1919 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Coblenz, Germany
Cemetery: Hamburg-Harburg Cemetery
 
 
As a two-seater pilot with FA 10, Christian Donhauser scored his first victory in May 1918. That summer he was posted to Jasta 17, scoring 18 more victories by the end of the war. He claimed he shot down Quentin Roosevelt. Donhauser was one of five Germans who delivered the first German planes to the allies at Coblenz after the signing of the armistice. Two weeks after he arrived at Coblenz, he was killed in a crash.
The Pueblo Chieftain, Pueblo, Colorado, Monday, 30 Dec 1918, page 3
The Pueblo Chieftain, Pueblo, Colorado, Friday, 7 Feb 1919, page 1
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 18 May 1918 FA 10   SPAD Autrey
2 20 Aug 1918 1855 Jasta 17   Bréguet 14  
3 22 Aug 1918 1135 Jasta 17   SPAD Soissons
4 25 Aug 1918 1145 Jasta 17   Bréguet 14 Audignicourt
5 25 Aug 1918 1835 Jasta 17   SPAD Vezaponin
6 26 Aug 1918 2000 Jasta 17   Balloon Carlepont
7 26 Aug 1918 2005 Jasta 17   SPAD SW of Cuts
8 27 Aug 1918 1910 Jasta 17   SPAD XIII NW of Terny
9 30 Aug 1918 2010 Jasta 17   Bréguet 14 Cuts
10 03 Sep 1918 Jasta 17   SPAD XIII Soissons
11 04 Sep 1918 Jasta 17   SPAD St. Morel
12 02 Oct 1918 1930 Jasta 17   SPAD Bagneux
13 02 Oct 1918 2000 Jasta 17   Bréguet 14 St. Marcel
14 05 Oct 1918 1310 Jasta 17   SPAD  
15 07 Oct 1918 1225 Jasta 17   Bréguet 14 Monthies
16 13 Oct 1918 1805 Jasta 17   Bréguet 14  
17 18 Oct 1918 1530 Jasta 17   SPAD 2  
18 18 Oct 1918 1540 Jasta 17   SPAD  
19 23 Oct 1918 1255 Jasta 17   SPAD Vrizy
 
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