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Name: Ulrich Neckel
Orden Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Ulrich Neckel [Thanks to Carsten Kopke at Arrowsoft Verlag]
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 25
Jasta 6, 12, 19
Victories: 30
Born: 23 January 1898
Place of Birth: Carlsruhe, Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Died: 11 May 1928
Place of Death: Arco, Italy
 
 
After serving with an artillery regiment on the Eastern Front, Neckel transferred to the German Air Force. On 28 February 1918, he shot down an S.E.5a piloted by English ace John McCudden. On 13 August 1918, Neckel achieved his 22nd victory by shooting down the Sopwith Camel of English ace Charles Booker. Three months later, Neckel was awarded the second to last Blue Max of the war.
 
Opponents
#6 John McCuddenEngland
#22 Charles BookerEngland
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Sep 1917 0915 Jasta 12   Sopwith Pup E of Monchy le Preux
2 28 Sep 1917 1815 Jasta 12   D.H.5 Biache Station
3 18 Oct 1917 1640 Jasta 12   D.H.5 NE of Boursies
4 18 Jan 1918 1145 Jasta 12   A.W.F.K.8 Loos
5 26 Feb 1918 Jasta 12   S.E.5a E of Vauxaillon
6 28 Feb 1918 Jasta 12   S.E.5a (C5310) St. Gobain Wood
7 23 Mar 1918 a.m. Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel (C8244) Ham
8 31 Mar 1918 Jasta 12   SPAD XIII W of Montdidier
9 12 Apr 1918 1530 Jasta 12   SPAD XIII E of Arvillers
10 21 Apr 1918 1145 Jasta 12   Bréguet 14 Bussy
11 14 Jun 1918 2010 Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel (D6420)  
12 14 Jun 1918 2015 Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel (D6597) Drelincourt
13 16 Jun 1918 1855 Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel  
14 17 Jun 1918 Jasta 12   SPAD XIII  
15 25 Jun 1918 1240 Jasta 12   Bristol F.2b E of Albert
16 25 Jun 1918 2000 Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel (B7278) E of Villers Bretonneux
17 27 Jun 1918 1905 Jasta 12   Bristol F.2b Villers Bretonneux
18 27 Jun 1918 Jasta 12   S.E.5a  
19 03 Jul 1918 Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel  
20 07 Jul 1918 a.m. Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel (C8279) NE of Warfusée
21 11 Aug 1918 1730 Jasta 12   SPAD XIII N of Roye
22 13 Aug 1918 1300 Jasta 12   Sopwith Camel (D9642) Le Quesnel
23 14 Aug 1918 1205 Jasta 12   S.E.5a Chaulnes
24 21 Aug 1918 1400 Jasta 12   SPAD XIII S of Quierzy
25 15 Sep 1918 1235 Jasta 12   Bristol F.2b  
26 18 Sep 1918 1730 Jasta 12   D.H.4 Conflans
27 23 Oct 1918 1615 Jasta 12   AR2  
28 30 Oct 1918 1645 Jasta 12   SPAD XIII  
29 31 Oct 1918 1245 Jasta 12   Salmson 2A2  
30 06 Nov 1918 1130 Jasta 6   SPAD XIII (7528) Fôret de Woevre
 
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