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 Manfred “The Red Baron” von Richthofen

Manfred “The Red Baron” von Richthofen

Birth
Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Death 21 Apr 1918 (aged 25)
Morlancourt, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Burial Wiesbaden, Stadtkreis Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
Plot West of the main entrance in the Westhain section
Memorial ID 4333 · View Source
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World War I German Fight Pilot Flying Ace. Perhaps the most famous military aviator from World War I, he was credited with shooting down 80 Allied aircraft. He was shot down by Allied ground fire only two weeks before his 26th birthday. He was given a funeral will full military honors by the Allied forces.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jan 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4333
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Manfred “The Red Baron” von Richthofen (2 May 1892–21 Apr 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4333, citing Südfriedhof Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Stadtkreis Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .