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Name: Kurt Schneider
Military Order of St. Henry
Iron Cross, 1st and 2nd Class
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Unit: Jasta 5
Victories: 15
Born: 04 October 1888
Place of Birth: Wurzen
Died: 14 July 1917 Died From Wounds
Place of Death: Caudry-Cambrai
 
 
Schneider transferred to the German Air Force in 1915 and was a founding member of Jasta 5. He was wounded in action with 22 Squadron on 5 June 1917. Flying an Albatros D.V, he downed 15 enemy aircraft and was forced to land twice.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Mar 1917 1430 Jasta 5   F.E.2b St. Pierre-Waastwald
2 19 Mar 1917 1010 Jasta 5   SPAD (A6633) Homblieres
3 12 Apr 1917 Jasta 5   B.E.2c Herbecourt
4 13 Apr 1917 0900 Jasta 5   F.E.2b Gavrelle-Oppy
5 13 Apr 1917 0905 Jasta 5   F.E.2b Gavrelle
6 22 Apr 1917 1130 Jasta 5   Balloon Epehy
7 22 Apr 1917 1145 Jasta 5   Balloon Essigny le Grand
8 23 Apr 1917 0815 Jasta 5   F.E.2b Bellenglise
9 23 Apr 1917 1900 Jasta 5   D.H.2 (6929) Bellenglise
10 23 Apr 1917 1900 Jasta 5   F.E.2b (7909) Bellenglise
11 26 Apr 1917 1600 Jasta 5   Balloon Seraucourt
12 29 Apr 1917 1130 Jasta 5   Sopwith Pup (A6160) Elincourt
13 06 May 1917 1845 Jasta 5   Nieuport Scout N of Ecourt
u/c 10 May 1917 1545 Jasta 5   D.H.2 (FTL) Villers-Guislain
14 27 May 1917 0830 Jasta 5   F.E.2b Queant
15 28 May 1917 1350 Jasta 5   F.E.2b Montigny
 
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