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Name: Eduard Ritter von Dostler
Orden Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st class
Knight's Cross of the Military Order of Max-Joseph
Eduard von Dostler
Country: Germany
Rank: Oberleutnant
Units: Jasta 6, 13, 34
Kasta 36
Schutzstaffel 27
Victories: 26
Born: 03 February 1892
Place of Birth: Pottenstein, Bavaria
Killed In Action: 21 August 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Near Frezenberg
 
 
Dostler was injured in an accident on 21 June 1917. As commanding officer of Jasta 6, he scored his final victory on 18 August 1917. Three days later, he was shot down near the front lines as he attacked an R.E.8 belonging to 7 Squadron.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Dec 1916 Kasta 36 Roland C.II Nieuport Scout Verdun
2 22 Jan 1917 Jasta 13   Caudron Nixeville
3 24 Mar 1917 1230 Jasta 34   Caudron G.IV Rupt-en-Woevre
4 24 Mar 1917 1231 Jasta 34   Caudron G.IV N of Ancremont
u/c 13 Apr 1917 1830 Jasta 34   Balloon Genicourt
5 14 Apr 1917 Jasta 34   Nieuport Scout SW of St. Mihiel
6 24 Apr 1917 Jasta 34   Caudron Foret d'Aublanville
7 24 May 1917 Jasta 34   Nieuport Dieulouard
8 03 Jun 1917 Jasta 34   SPAD SE of Belrupt
9 16 Jun 1917 1850 Jasta 6   F.E.2b Ypres
10 16 Jun 1917 1905 Jasta 6   Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A321) Houthem-Korentje
11 17 Jun 1917 2120 Jasta 6   F.E.2d St. Eloi
12 20 Jun 1917 1800 Jasta 6   Balloon Bailleul-W of Nieppe
13 05 Jul 1917 1820 Jasta 6   Balloon N of Ypres
14 07 Jul 1917 1200 Jasta 6   D.H.4 SW of Warneton
15 12 Jul 1917 1150 Jasta 6   Nieuport Scout Houthem
16 12 Jul 1917 2145 Jasta 6   Sopwith Zillebeke
17 13 Jul 1917 1135 Jasta 6   Sopwith 1½ Strutter S of Becelaere
18 13 Jul 1917 1140 Jasta 6   Nieuport 23 (B1577) N of Zonnebeke
19 28 Jul 1917 1850 Jasta 6   D.H.4 NE of Courtrai
20 28 Jul 1917 1900 Jasta 6   D.H.4 Oostroubeke
21 31 Jul 1917 1405 Jasta 6   Nieuport W of Bellewarde
22 09 Aug 1917 1855 Jasta 6   Nieuport 23 Poelcapelle
23 12 Aug 1917 1555 Jasta 6   SPAD (B3507) W of Gheluve
24 14 Aug 1917 1930 Jasta 6   S.E.5 NE of St. Julien
25 17 Aug 1917 0810 Jasta 6   D.H.4 N of Menin
26 18 Aug 1917 2015 Jasta 6   D.H.4 E of Roulers
 
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