26.03.1945 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14/AS Wnr.785848 4/JG53 Ofw. Helmut Alexander
Date: 26th March 1945
Unit: 4 Staffel/Jagdgeschwader 53
Type: Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14/AS
Location: Frankfurt area, Germany.
Pilot: Oberfeldwebel. Helmut Alexander Killed.
Awards: EK 1 and 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
REASON FOR LOSS:
Ofw. Helmut Alexander during aerial combat with a P-51 at Sulzbach in Taunus, in the Frankfurt/Main area. No further information (Jager Blatt).
Wounded in action on 27th June, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 near the Champfleury airfield, bailed out safely. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Bremen on 29th April, 1944. His 2nd, an "unidentified fighter" in the Caen area on 8 June, 1944. His victories may be as high as 4.
Left: Helmut Alexander pictured here as a Feldwebel (courtesy of Tom Kracker, Kracker archives)
Oberfeldwebel. Helmut Alexander. Kriegsgräberstätte in Dillingen-Waldfriedhof. 3.C.3.