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Name: Hans-Eberhardt Gandert
Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross, 1st and 2nd Class
Country: Germany
Rank: Oberleutnant
Units: FA 20, 24, 54
FFA 31
Jasta 51
Victories: 8
Born: 02 September 1892
Place of Birth: Sandberg
Died: 24 July 1947
Place of Death: Augsburg
 
 
Gandert's third victory was an S.E.5a flown by Edwin Benbow. After scoring 8 victories, Gandert was wounded and captured when he was shot down on 29 September 1918. Later, he served in the Reichswehr then joined the Luftwaffe, rising to the rank of Major General by the end of World War II.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 03 Nov 1917 FA 24   Balloon Juridika
2 11 Nov 1917 FA 24   Farman Bondarewka
u/c 17 Mar 1918 Jasta 51   EA  
3 30 May 1918 2035 Jasta 51   S.E.5a Nieppewald
4 02 Jun 1918 1630 Jasta 51   S.E.5a SW of Bailleul
5 21 Jun 1918 1815 Jasta 51   Sopwith Camel (B6326) Gapaard
6 24 Jul 1918 2100 Jasta 51   Bristol F.2b Armentières
7 15 Aug 1918 1930 Jasta 51   S.E.5a Becelaere
8 28 Aug 1918 Jasta 51   R.E.8  
 
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