- Wehrpass to Feldwebel Friedrich-Wilhelm Bergholz. First issue from September 1938. He was called up by Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 61 in his residence city Oschatz in October 1939. Bergholz had been a sailor and merchant in civilian life, and he would soon be deployed by the Luftwaffe as a navigator and instructor. He earned the Luftwaffen-Navigationslehrschein in 1940. Following extensive training with the Stukavorschlue in Aibling and the Luftkriegsschule 5 in Breslau, he also qualified as a pilot with a Luftwaffen-Flugzeugführerabzeichen (1942) combined with the Bulgarische Flugzeugführerabzeichen (1941). For his time as an instructor he also earned the Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern.
- Bergholz finally moved to Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke" in January 1943: he was first with the IV. Gruppe in the Heimat, but mid June 1943 he was sent to the II. Gruppe fighting the Russians on the Eastern Front. In less than three weeks, he would participate in 20 Feindflüge (enemy flights) with the 4. Staffel.
- On 16th of July 1943, Bergholz was aboard the Heinkel He 111, Werknummer 160294, code 1G+MM, when his plane disappeared in the area of Kaluga - Suchinitschi. The entire crew of four was lost and never retrieved.
- The Wehrpass is in very good and complete condition and comes with an extra document signed by the Adjudant of II./KG27.
KIA pilot Wehrpass KG27 Boelcke
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