PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Mink, Wilhelm
Date of birth: April 29th, 1912 (Cologne-Nippes/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:  March 12th, 1945 (Hadersleben/Northern-Schleswick, Danmark)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Wilhelm Mink was killed on March 12th, 1945 after he was shot down over Hadersleben, Northern-Schleswick, Danmark. At that moment he operated with 1.(Erg.) / Jagdgeschwader 1.

He lies buried with the wargraves at the cemetery Am Friedenshügel in Felansburg, Plot 29, grave 157.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit: Flugzeugführer Jagdgeschwader
Awarded on: September 30th, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit: 5. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on: February 4th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit: Flugzeugführer 5. / Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on: March 19th, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- PATZWALL, K. D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008.
- Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.
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