PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Simsch, Siegfried
Date of birth: September 6th, 1913 (Posen/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:  June 8th, 1944 (near Rennes/Britanny, France)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Siegfried Simsch was killed on 8th June 1944, when he was shot down near Rennes. At that moment he was Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 11 with the rank of Hauptmann.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän 5. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on: December 20th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän 5. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on: July 1st, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Norbert Beyerlein sammlung
Information source(s):   - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
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