Pour Le Merite Winners

 

Commanding General

Chief of the Air Service Gen. Ernst von Hoeppner awarded on 8 April 1917.

 

Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff of the Air Service Lt. Col. Hermann Thomsen awarded on 8 April 1917.

He later adopted the last name of von der Lieth-Thomsen, but that was after he recieved the Pour le Mérite

 

Bomber Leaders

Capt. Ernst Brandenburg awarded on 14 June 1917.

Capt. Alfred Keller awarded on 4 Dec. 1917.

Capt. Rudolf Kleine awarded on 4 Oct. 1917.

Capt. Hermann Köhl awarded on 20 May 1918.

Capt. Leo Leonhardy awarded on 2 Oct. 1918.

 

Observers

Oberlt. Hermann Fricke awarded on 23 Dec. 1917.

Leutnant Wilhelm Griebsch awarded on 30 Sept. 1918.

Capt. Jürgen von Grone awarded on 13 Oct. 1918.

Oberlt. Erich Homburg awarded on 13 Oct. 1918.

Oberlt. Hans-Georg Horn awarded on 23 Dec. 1917.

Lt. Albert Müller-Kahle awarded on 13 Oct. 1918.

Lt. Friedrich Nielebock awarded on 2 June 1918.

Oberlt. Paul Freiherr von Pechmann awarded on 31 July 1917.

Leutnant Wilhelm Paul Schreiber awarded on 8 June 1918.

 

 Fighter Pilots

Leutnant Karl Allmenröder awarded on 14 June 1917. (30 victories)

Oberlt. Ernst Freiherr von Althaus awarded on 21 July 1916. (9 victories)

Leutnant Paul Bäumer awarded on 2 Nov. 1918. (43 victories)

Leutnant Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay awarded on 26 Oct. 1918. (25 victories)

Oberlt. Otto Bernert awarded on 24 April 1917. (27 victories)

Oberlt. Hans Berr awarded on 4 Dec. 1916. (10 victories)

Oberlt. Rudolf Berthold awarded on 12 Oct. 1916. (44 victories)

Leutnant Walter Blume awarded on 30 Sept. 1918. (28 victories)

Leutnant Erwin Böhme awarded on 24 Mov. 1917. (24 victories)

Leutnant Oswald Boelcke awarded on 12 Jan. 1916. (40 victories)

Oberlt. Oskar Freiherr von Boenigk awarded on 25 Oct. 1918. (26 victories)

Leutnant Karl Bolle awarded on 28 Aug. 1918. (31 victories)

Leutnant Heindrich Bongartz awarded on 23 Dec. 1917. (33 victories)

Leutnant Julius Buckler awarded on 4 Dec. 1917. (35 victories)

Capt. Hans Joahim Buddecke awarded on 14 April 1916. (13 victories)

Leutnant Franz Büchner awarded on 25 Oct. 1918. (40 victories)

Leutnant Walter Bülow awarded on 8 Oct. 1917. (28 victories)

Leutnant Carl Degelow awarded on 9 Nov. 1918. (30 victories)

Leutnant Albert Dossenbach awarded on 11 Nov. 1916. (15 victories)

Oberlt Eduard Ritter von Dostler awarded on 6 Aug. 1917. (26 victories)

Leutnant Wilhelm Frankl awarded on 12 Aug. 1916. (19 victories)

Oberlt. Hermann Göring awarded on 2 June 1918. (22 victories)

Leutnant Heinrich Gontermann awarded on 14 May 1917. (39 victories)

Oberlt. Robert Ritter von Griem awarded on 8 Oct. 1918. (25 victories)

Leutnant Walter Höhndorf awarded on 20 July 1916. (12 victories)

Leutnant Max Immelmann awarded on 12 Jan. 1916. (15 victories)

Leutnant Josef Jacobs awarded on 18 July 1918. (41 victories)

Leutnant Hans Kirschstein awarded on 24 June 1918. (27 victories)

Leutnant Otto Kissenberth awarded on 30 June 1918. (19 victories)

Leutnant Hans Klein awarded on 4 Dec. 1917. (22 victories)

Leutnant Otto Könnecke awarded on 26 Sept 1918. (33 victories)

Leutnant Heinrich Kroll awarded on 29 March 1918. (30 victories)

Leutnant Artur Laumann awarded on 25 Oct. 1918. (26 victories)

Leutnant Gustav Leffers awarded on 5 Nov. 1916. (9 victories)

Oberlt. Bruno Loerzer awarded on 12 Feb. 1918. (41 victories)

Leutnant Erich Lowenhardt awarded on 31 May 1918 (53 victories)

Capt. Carl Menckhoff awarded on 23 April 1918. (39 victories)

Oberlt. Max Ritter von Müller awarded on 3 Sept. 1917. (36 victories)

Leutnant Max Ritter von Mulzer awarded on 8 July 1916. (10 victories)

Leutnant Ulrich Neckel awarded on 8 Nov. 1918. (30 victories)

Leutnant Otto Parschau awarded on 10 July 1916. (8 victories)

Leutnant Fritz Pütter awarded on 31 May 1918. (25 victories)

Leutnant Lothar Freiherr von Richthofen awarded on 14 May 1917. (40 victories)

Leutnant Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen awarded on 12 Jan. 1917. (80 victories)

Leutnant Fritz Ritter von Röth awarded on 8 Sept. 1918. (28 victories)

Leutnant Fritz Rumey awarded on 10 July 1918. (45 victories)

Leutnant Karl-Emil Schaefer awarded on 26 April 1917. (30 victories)

Oberlt. Eduard Ritter von Schleich awarded on 4 Dec. 1917. (35 victories)

Leutnant Karl Thom awarded on 1 Nov. 1918. (27 victories)

Leutnant Emil Thuy awarded on 30 June 1918. (32 victories)

Oberlt. Adolf Ritter von Tutschek awarded on 3 Aug. 1917. (27 victories)

Leutnant Ernst Udet awarded on 9 April 1918. (62 victories)

Leutnant Josef Veltjens awarded on 16 Aug. 1918. (34 victories)

Leutnant Werner Voss awarded on 8 April 1917. (48 victories)

Capt. Franz Walz awarded on 9 Aug. 1918. (7 victories)

Leutnant Rudolf Windisch awarded on 6 June 1918. (22 victories)

Leutnant Kurt Wintgens awarded on 1 July 1916. (18 victories)

Oberlt. Kurt Wolff awarded on 4 May 1917. (33 victories)

Leutnant Kurt Wüsthoff awarded on 22 Nov. 1917. (27 victories)