Göttsch, Walter

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Name
Göttsch, Walter Gender: M
Walter Gustav Göttsch
born on 10 June 1896 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Altona, Germany, 53n34, 9e48
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 20°18' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 13°15 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 06°38'



Walter Göttsch (Grave)
photo: Evergreen68, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

German World War I flying ace credited with 20 aerial victories. His final combat assignment was commanding Jagdstaffel 19 in Jagdgeschwader II. Göttsch was killed in action on 10 April 1918 over Gentelles, apparently by return fire from the observer of an RE-8 (his final victim), although German accounts also claim he was hit by ground fire.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hamburg Archives.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 21)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (Aerial)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Leutnant, WWI)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Flying ace)