Translating Luftwaffe death record

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Translating Luftwaffe death record

Post by wowe_ee » 23 Jun 2020 19:21

Below is a link to the death record for someone who, I believe, was killed in action while serving in the Luftwaffe:
https://gyazo.com/6f6584587f3f04adbd0757317f6c420e

I've made some progress in transcribing and translating, but much of it has gone completely over my head so I'd appreciate help. :)

Here is what (I think) I have so far - question marks where uncertain/unknown:

Name:
Horst Schulz

DoB and PoB:
24.9.1920; Essen

Formation:
2 Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 100 now I./KG 4

'Ersatz truppenteil' (???)
???

Heading to the right of 'Ersatz truppenteil' - not sure what it says
62719/58 (does anyone know what this number refers to?)

Rank:
???

Day, hour, place and (?) of death(?)
31.10.43, 30km southeast of Beryslav
Killed in action: flak...(?) stomach (wound?)
(can anyone work out what it says immediately below 'Berisslaw'? I think it ends in'flug' but can't work out the first half of the word)

I can't decipher what the very last section says.

Help is much appreciated. :)

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Re: Translating Luftwaffe death record

Post by Ken S. » 23 Jun 2020 21:57

Frontfliegersammelgruppe Quedlinburg
wowe_ee wrote:
23 Jun 2020 19:21
'Ersatz truppenteil' (???)
???
gefallen: Flak-Volltr. Unterleibswunden = lower body wounds from a direct hit by AA
Day, hour, place and (?) of death(?)
31.10.43, 30km southeast of Beryslav
Killed in action: flak...(?) stomach (wound?)
Feindflug
(can anyone work out what it says immediately below 'Berisslaw'? I think it ends in'flug' but can't work out the first half of the word)

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Re: Translating Luftwaffe death record

Post by history1 » 24 Jun 2020 13:45

Name:
Schulz Horst

DoB and PoB:
24.9.1920 in Essen

Formation:
2. Staffel - Kampf -Geschwader 100 now I./Kampf-Geschwader 4

Ersatz-Truppenteil
Frontfliegersammelgruppe Quedlinburg [ ~collected aircrew group Quedlinburg]

Erkennungs-Marke [ = identity disc]
62719/58

Rank:
Feldwebel and ?

Day, hour, place and kind of loss[MIA or KIA?]
31.10.43, 30km southeast of Berisslaw [correct "Beryslaw/Beryslav {English}"], Feindflug [mission]
KIA: Flugbwehrkanonen-Volltreffer, Unterleibswunden = direct hit by anti - aircraft gun, abdominal wounds

Urschriftliche Verlust-Listen Nr. [Original cassualty list nr.]: 25, laufende Nummer/sequential number 11
Wast [Wehrmachtsauskunftsstelle/Wehrmacht information center] Trupp L 340/317
another acronym referring to the publication in the casualty list and at the right bottom the date of register and the paraph of the clerk.

BTW, he´s burried in Mykolaiv, 110 km WNW of Beryslav.
Source: https://www.volksbund.de/graebersuche/d ... 4aea06cf81

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