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Name: Kurt Adolf Monnington
Iron Cross - 1st and 2nd class Kurt Monnington
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 62
Jasta 15, 18
Victories: 8
Born: 29 September 1891
Place of Birth: Hamburg
Died: 17 February 1939
Place of Death: Hamburg
Cemetery: Friedhof Diebsteich, Hamburg Image
 
 
After transferring to the German Air Force, Monnington served with FA 62 before he was posted to Jasta 15 in 1917. In March 1918, he was reassigned to Jasta 18 where he scored his first victory on 18 May 1918, downing an S.E.5a near Bailleul. By the end of the war, he downed seven more enemy aircraft, including five D.H.9 bombers attached to the Independent Air Force.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 11 May 1918 1825 Jasta 18   S.E.5a Bailleul
2 05 Jun 1918 1205 Jasta 18   Bristol F.2b N of Violaines
3 31 Jul 1918 Jasta 18   D.H.4 (D7223) Grossblittersdorf
4 12 Aug 1918 Jasta 18   D.H.9 (D2931) Buhl aerodrome
5 13 Aug 1918 1705 Jasta 18   D.H.9 (D2881) Arrich-Arnaville
6 13 Aug 1918 1705 Jasta 18   D.H.9 (D7229) Arrich-Arnaville
7 10 Oct 1918 Jasta 18   D.H.9 Priester Wood
8 23 Oct 1918 1315 Jasta 18   D.H.9 (D2932) Fourasse Wood
 
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