Ulrich Adrian
Oberleutnant

Ulrich Adrian

    Ulrich Adrian was born on 19 March 1915 at Halberstadt. He joined the Luftwaffe on 3 September 1939 and commenced his flying training with the Jagdfliegerschule at Schleißheim. On completion of his flying training, Adrian was posted to JG 2 on 16 March 1940. Leutnant Adrian was assigned to 1./JG 2 based at Frankfurt-Rebstock. He recorded his first victory on 18 May, when he shot down a RAF Blenheim twin-engine bomber near Arras. He added a further two victories to his tally during the French campaign. Adrian participated in the aerial battles over England during 1940. He added a one further victory to his tally, when he shot down a RAF Spitfire fighter over Dover on 1 September, to raise his victory total to four. On 5 October 1941, Oberleutnant Adrian was appointed Staffelkapitän of 1./JG 2. However, he was killed the same day when his Bf 109 E-7 (W.Nr. 6254) “White 3” crashed near Brest on a training flight due to unknown causes.
    Ulrich Adrian was credited with five victories. All his victories were recorded over the Western front and include one four-engine bomber.
 
No
Date
Time
A/c Type
Unit
Location
1
18.5.1940
14:11
Blenheim 1./JG 2 W Arras
2
21.5.1940
19:12
Morane 406 1./JG 2 Compiegne
3
30.5.1940
18:07
Potez 63 1./JG 2 Rollot
4
1.9.1940
12:45
Spitfire 1./JG 2 Dover
5
23.7.1941
22:17
Stirling 1./JG 2 La Pallice

Victories : 5
Awards :
Units : JG 5, JG 7

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