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Name: Erich Rüdiger von Wedel
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st
Erich von Wedel
Country: Germany
Rank: Oberleutnant
Units: Jasta 11
Victories: 13
Born: 09 March 1892
Place of Birth: Grossgut, near Neuwedell (Drawno, Poland)
Died: 02 July 1954
Place of Death: Salzhausen, near Lüneburg
 
 
On 23 April 1918, Wedel joined Jasta 11 and was twice acting commander before assuming that role permanently on 13 August 1918. He also served briefly as acting commander of JG1 in early September 1918.

Erich Rüdiger von Wedel was distantly related to Hasso von Wedel.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 10 May 1918 p.m. Jasta 11   Sopwith Camel Cerisy
2 15 May 1918 1515 Jasta 11   Bristol F.2b SE of Guillaucourt
3 19 May 1918 2000 Jasta 11   SPAD E of Harbonnières
4 31 May 1918 Jasta 11   SPAD Bois de Burbillon
5 04 Jun 1918 2040 Jasta 11   SPAD 2 Faverolles
6 09 Jun 1918 0900 Jasta 11   SPAD Longpont
7 18 Jul 1918 0830 Jasta 11   SPAD  
8 21 Jul 1918 2015 Jasta 11   Sopwith Camel  
9 29 Jul 1918 1215 Jasta 11   Bréguet 14  
10 31 Aug 1918 1945 Jasta 11   Sopwith Dolphin (D3687) SW of Péronne
11 02 Sep 1918 0955 Jasta 11   EA Fregicourt
12 07 Sep 1918 1945 Jasta 11   S.E.5a Le Catelet
13 05 Nov 1918 1035 Jasta 11   SPAD  
 
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