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Name: Hans Weiss Balloon-Buster
Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Hans Weiss
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA(A) 282, 289
FFA 68
Jasta 10, 11, 41
Victories: 16
Born: 19 April 1892
Place of Birth: Hof
Died: 02 May 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Méricourt
Cemetery: Vermandovillers German Military Cemetery, S of Cappy Image
 
 
Having scored sixteen victories, Weiss' white Fokker DR.I was shot down over Méricourt by Canadian ace Merrill Taylor.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Sep 1917 Jasta 41   Sopwith Colmar
2 07 Dec 1917 1410 Jasta 41   Balloon Le Puix
3 04 Jan 1918 1458 Jasta 41   Balloon Ellbach
4 27 Jan 1918 1700 Jasta 41   Balloon La Croix
5 11 Feb 1918 1715 Jasta 41   Balloon Willers
6 12 Feb 1918 1420 Jasta 41   SPAD Staffelfelden
7 23 Feb 1918 Jasta 41   Salmson 2A2  
8 24 Feb 1918 1610 Jasta 41   Bréguet 14 Heimsbrunn
u/c 06 Mar 1918 1310 Jasta 41   Letord Ballersdorf
9 06 Mar 1918 1315 Jasta 41   Nieuport Fullern
10 13 Mar 1918 1437 Jasta 41   Balloon St. Liggert
11 28 Mar 1918 1115 Jasta 10   Bristol F.2b Sailly
12 02 Apr 1918 1700 Jasta 11   Bristol F.2b Morcourt-Harbonnières
13 06 Apr 1918 1600 Jasta 11   Sopwith Camel (B2431) E of Lamotte
14 06 Apr 1918 1750 Jasta 11   Sopwith Camel (C8248) NE of Sailly
15 20 Apr 1918 1840 Jasta 11   Sopwith Camel SW of Bois de Hamel
16 22 Apr 1918 1158 Jasta 11   Sopwith Camel Moreuil Woods
 
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