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Name: Paul von Osterroht
Country: Germany
Rank: Hauptmann
Units: BAO
Jasta 12
Kasta 1
Victories: 7
Born: 13 September 1887
Place of Birth: Luneburg
Killed In Action: 23 April 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Near Cambrai
 
 
As a two-seater pilot with BAO in 1914-15, one of Osterroht's observers was Manfred von Richthofen. Osterroht assumed command of Jasta 12 on 12 October 1916. Scoring his final victory at noon on 23 April 1917, Osterroht was killed in action six hours later when he was shot down by the Sopwith Pups of 3 Naval Squadron.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 19 Mar 1917 0940 Jasta 12   SPAD Roisel-Templeux
2 03 Apr 1917 1720 Jasta 12   B.E.2c (7236) Bullecourt
3 06 Apr 1917 0830 Jasta 12   F.E.2d (A1952) Lagnicourt
4 06 Apr 1917 1215 Jasta 12   Sopwith Triplane (N5448) Malakow Station
5 12 Apr 1917 1030 Jasta 12   Sopwith Pup (N6172) Marquion-Bourlon
6 22 Apr 1917 2005 Jasta 12   SPAD S of Marcoing
7 23 Apr 1917 1200 Jasta 12 Albatros D.III (1958/16) Sopwith Fontaine
 
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