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Old 17th November 2010, 16:59
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Hauptmann Wilhelm En▀len, StabII/JG52, Lost 02.11.40.

Hi All,
Has anyone a copy of the NVM for En▀len's loss?
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Old 17th November 2010, 17:10
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Re: Hauptmann Wilhelm En▀len, StabII/JG52, Lost 02.11.40.

Here you go, Joe!

Please remind me your address - I need to mail you something.

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Old 17th November 2010, 17:40
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Re: Hauptmann Wilhelm En▀len, StabII/JG52, Lost 02.11.40.

Andy,
Thanks, I'll PM you my address.
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Old 18th November 2010, 18:48
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Re: Hauptmann Wilhelm En▀len, StabII/JG52, Lost 02.11.40.

Hi Andy, Although I understand the problems of accurate information on wartime documents I am confused by his EM Nummer, listed as 53539/1. The following is a quote regarding Hptm.En▀len from the book: "The Blitz Then and Now Volume 2" (edited by Winston Ramsey):
"He remains buried at Folkestone New Cemetery (Hawkinge) in Plot O, Grave 404, under the plain inscription "A.Schenck". The reason behind this is unknown, but the only identification found on the body were the Hauptmannĺs shoulder flashes and an Erkennungsmarke Ĺ67005/1ĺ confirming the identity of the body. In the light of post-war research there would seem to be no doubt that this is the grave of Hptm.Ensslen."
Do you think this is more likely to be an error in the book that the NVM?
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Old 18th November 2010, 19:32
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Re: Hauptmann Wilhelm En▀len, StabII/JG52, Lost 02.11.40.

67005/1 was Hptm Hans-Karl Mayer of I/JG 53 who is also buried at Hawkinge. It would appear to be an error in the book
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Old 18th November 2010, 20:59
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Thanks for the clarification Chris. Much appreiated.
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