PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Dörffel, Georg
Date of birth: July 27th, 1914 (Rengersdorf/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:  May 26th, 1944 (near Rome, Italy)
Buried on:  German War Cemetery Pomezia
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Georg Dörffel was killed in action near Rome on May 26th, 1944. At that moment he served as Kommodore Schlachtgeschwader 4 with the rank of Major. He was postumously promoted to Oberstleutnant.
He lies buried as an unknown soldier at the German War Cemetery at Pomezia.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: Flugzeugführer
Awarded on: November 17th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Lehrgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: August 21st, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Lehrgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: January 24th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit: m.F.b., I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: April 14th, 1943
Details: 231st Award.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer
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.
- Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.
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