07.10.1943 Erg.St.KG6 Junkers Ju 188E-1 Wnr.260204 oblt. Jung. Location: Believed lost in the North Sea off the coast of England.
Mission: Attack on London, England.

Date: 7th October 1943

Unit: Erg-Staffel./Kampfgeschwader 6

Type: Junkers Ju 188E-1


Code: 3E + KF

Location: Presumed crashed in the North Sea.

Pilot: Oberleutnant. Walter Jung. 55511/237 – Missing.
Born 21.11.1915 in Dudweiler/Saar.

Observer: Obergefreiter. Walter Borsch. 65124/61 – Missing.
Born 13.05.1922 in Grosswusterwitz.

Radio/Op: Obergefreiter. Hans Gruener. 55511/236 – Missing.
Born 24.05.1922 in Weida/Thuer.

Gunner: Gefreiter. Ernst Steinhof. 55511/253 – Missing.
Born 10.01.1925 in Rosenberg.


This aircraft failed to return from mission, presumed to have crashed into the North Sea, reason unknown. Note: Walter Borsch was transferred to Erg-Staffel./KG6 from 11./KG51.

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Obergefreiter. Walter Borsch 2nd from left.

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Crew lost at sea…..

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Obergefreiter. Walter Borsch missing in action. (Hall).

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to the late Steve Hall, Brighton. April 2020.

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