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Name: Kurt Wintgens
Orden Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Kurt Wintgens
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FFA 6b, 48, 67
Jasta 1, 4
KEK Vaux
Victories: 19
Born: 01 August 1894
Place of Birth: Neustadt
Died: 25 September 1916 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Villers-Carbonnel
 
 
Wintgens was killed in action when his Fokker E.III went down in flames near Villers-Carbonnel. It's believed that he was shot down by French ace Alfred Heurtaux of Spa3.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
u/c 01 Jul 1915 1800 FA 6   Morane Parasol E of Luneville
u/c 04 Jul 1915 FA 6   Morane Parasol  
1 15 Jul 1915 FA 48   Morane Parasol Schlucht
2 FA 48      
3 09 Aug 1915 FA 48   Voisin Gondrexange
u/c 24 Jan 1916 FA 48   Caudron G.IV  
4 20 May 1916 FA 6   Nieuport 12 Château-Salins
5 21 May 1916 FA 6   Caudron G.IV Château-Salins
6 17 Jun 1916 FA 6   Farman S of Château-Salins
7 23 Jun 1916 FA 6   Nieuport 16 (1334) Blamont
8 30 Jun 1916 FA 6   Farman SW of Château-Salins
9 19 Jul 1916 KEK Vaux   Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A386) Arras
10 21 Jul 1916 p.m. KEK Vaux   Morane Scout (A128) Combles
11 21 Jul 1916 p.m. KEK Vaux   B.E.2c (2100) S of Douai
12 30 Jul 1916 KEK Vaux   Martinsyde G.100 E of Péronne
13 02 Aug 1916 p.m. KEK Vaux   Morane Parasol (5177) S of Péronne
14 14 Sep 1916 1100 Jasta 1   Nieuport Bussau
15 14 Sep 1916 1810 Jasta 1   Pusher N of Rancourt
16 15 Sep 1916 1230 Jasta 1   B.E.12 (6583) Manancourt
17 17 Sep 1916 1200 Jasta 1   Martinsyde G.100 Beaumetz
18 24 Sep 1916 Jasta 1 Fokker E.III B.E.12 (6579) Flesquières
19 24 Sep 1916 Jasta 1 Fokker E.III B.E.12 (6546) Flesquières
 
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