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Name: Wilhelm Maximilian Frickart Balloon-Buster
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Medal for Bravery, Silver and Bronze
Wilhelm Frickart
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 20, FA 24, FA 242
Jasta 64, 65
Victories: 12
Born: 25 July 1893
Place of Birth: Engers, Germany
Died:
Place of Death:
 
 
As an observer on the Eastern Front, Wilhelm Maximilian Frickart was credited with five balloons and two Voisins during 1917. After earning a pilot's badge in 1918, he was posted to the Western Front where he scored five more victories before the end of the war.
Bavaria, Germany, WWI Personnel Rosters, 1914-1918
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Opponent Location
1 12 Apr 1917 FA 24 Voisin Russian Potutory, near Kuropatniki
2 27 Apr 1917 FA 24 Voisin Russian Kuropatniki
3 15 Jun 1917 FA 242 Balloon Russian N of Zloczowska
4 20 Jun 1917 FA 242 Balloon Russian Telacze
5 24 Jun 1917 FA 242 Balloon Russian Folosenkow
6 28 Jun 1917 1507 FA 242 Balloon Russian Folosenkow
7 28 Jun 1917 1542 FA 242 Balloon Russian Telacze
8 17 Mar 1918 FA 20 S.E.5a Near Tahino Lake
u/c 24 Mar 1918 FA 20 Sopwith Humkos
u/c 22 Apr 1918 FA 20 S.E.5a SE of Tahino Lake
9 30 Aug 1918 Jasta 65 D.H.4 Hermeville
10 14 Sep 1918 Jasta 65 Caudron R.9 Latour
11 26 Sep 1918 Jasta 65 SPAD S of Delut
12 04 Oct 1918 Jasta 65 SPAD 2 Montfaucon
 
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