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Name: Alfred Niederhoff
Alfred Niederhoff
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 11, 20
Victories: 7
Born: 02 January 1895
Place of Birth: Dortmund
Killed In Action: 28 July 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Becelaere
 
 
After scoring two victories with Jasta 20, Niederhoff was reassigned to Jasta 11 under Manfred von Richthofen on 30 April 1917. On 20 July 1917, he scored his sixth victory, shooting down a Nieuport 23 flown by Australian ace Alfred Shepherd of 29 Squadron. Eight days later, Niederhoff's Albatros D.V was shot down by members of Shepherd's squadron.
 
Opponents
#6 Alfred ShepherdAustralia
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 11 Mar 1917 Jasta 20   Sopwith 1½ Strutter Roye
2 25 Mar 1917 Jasta 20   Sopwith 1½ Strutter St. Quentin-Le Catelet
3 05 Jun 1917 1130 Jasta 11   Sopwith 1½ Strutter S of Ypres
4 07 Jul 1917 1110 Jasta 11   Sopwith Triplane Bousbecque
5 17 Jul 1917 1315 Jasta 11   Nieuport 23 Nordschoote
6 20 Jul 1917 2110 Jasta 11   Nieuport 23 (B1504) Zonnebeke
7 22 Jul 1917 1130 Jasta 11   Sopwith 1½ Strutter SE of Zonnebeke
 
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