Manfred “The Red Baron” von Richthofen

Manfred “The Red Baron” von Richthofen

Birth
Wrocław, Miasto Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Death 21 Apr 1918 (aged 25)
Vaux-sur-Somme, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Burial* Bertangles, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France

* This is the original burial site

Memorial ID 9219064 · 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
  • Originally Created by: Paul Mirich
  • Added: 31 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9219064
  • 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. 9219064, citing Cimetière Communal de Bertangles, Bertangles, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .