PERSONNEL FILE

Name: WILHELM KITTEL
Date of Birth: 19DEC19
Place of Birth: SAARBRÜCKEN
Date of Intake: 01APR37 (CREW 37)


Promotions

25DEC37 SEEKADETT
01JAN39 FÄHNRICH Z. S.
01AUG40 OBERFÄHNRICH Z. S.
01JAN41 LEUTNANT Z. S.
07OCT42 OBERLEUTNANT Z. S.

Medals

25JAN43 EISERNES KREUZ ZWEITER KLASSE
28APR43 EISERNES KREUZ ERSTER KLASSE

Badges
30NOV42 U-BOOT-FRONTSPANGE
25JAN43 U-BOOTABZEICHEN

U-Bootwaffe Postings
09JUN41 1st Flotilla (Commander training)
01OCT42 30th/33rd Flotilla (4 patrols)

U-Boat Commands
01OCT42 U-24, Type IID (4 patrols)

Patrol Dates Ships Sunk
(Merchant/Warship)
Tonnage
(Merchant/Warship)
Comments
1 01OCT42 - 07OCT42 (7 days) 3 (3/0) 15060 (15060/0)
2 22NOV42 - 30NOV42 (9 days) 3 (3/0) 16142 (16142/0)
3 15JAN43 - 25JAN43 (11 days) 6 (6/0) 26445 (26445/0) U-Boat damaged (H.I. 94.66%)
4 21APR43 - 28APR43 (8 days) 4 (4/0) 41913 (41913/0)
TOTALS: 4 patrols (35 days) 16 (16/0) 99560 (99560/0) 0 enemy planes downed
0 crew lost