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Name: Gustav Schneidewind
Golden Military Merit Cross
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class
Country: Germany
Rank: Vizefeldwebel
Units: FA 29, FA 305
Jasta 1(F), 17
Victories: 7
Born: 28 August 1890
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Died:  
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Schneidewind was posted to Jasta 1(F) in Palestine on 7 January 1918. On 23 May 1918, in a fight with the Bristol Fighters of 1 Squadron (AFC), he was badly wounded in both arms when he was shot down by Carrick Paul of New Zealand.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Jul 1917 1530 Jasta 17   Sopwith Pup Nordschoote
2 14 Sep 1917 0850 Jasta 17   Sopwith Camel Menin
3 21 Sep 1917 0821 Jasta 17   S.E.5a E of Ypres
4 01 Dec 1917 1350 Jasta 17   R.E.8 Noble-Ville
5 08 May 1918 Jasta 1(F)   Balloon  
6 09 May 1918 Jasta 1(F)   Balloon  
7 May 1918 Jasta 1(F)   EA  
 
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