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Name: Hans Gottfried von Häbler
Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Hans von Häbler
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA(A) 273; Jasta 36
Victories: 8
Born: 17 May 1893
Place of Birth: Gross Schonau
Died From Wounds: 23 March 1918 Died From Wounds
Place of Death: Near Bapaume
 
 
Enlisting in 1913, Häbler served in the infantry before transferring to the German Air Force in 1916. Assigned to Jasta 36 in September 1917, he was shot down by anti-aircraft fire 22 March 1918. Landing his Fokker DR.I (509/17) within the British lines, Häbler was captured and died from his wounds the following day.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 07 Oct 1917 0840 Jasta 36   Bristol F.2b Menin
2 12 Oct 1917 1215 Jasta 36   Sopwith Pup NW of Moorslede
3 27 Oct 1917 1510 Jasta 36   Sopwith Camel (B2349) Houthulst Forest
4 08 Nov 1917 1010 Jasta 36   S.E.5a Tenbrielen
5 18 Dec 1917 1140 Jasta 36   R.E.8 Zonnebeke
6 18 Dec 1917 1530 Jasta 36   Sopwith Camel (B2388) Kaphoek
7 08 Mar 1918 1430 Jasta 36   Sopwith Camel Roulers-Menin
8 18 Mar 1918 1120 Jasta 36   Sopwith Camel (B7217) Gondecourt
u/c 22 Mar 1918 Jasta 36   Sopwith Camel Metz-en-Coutoure
 
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