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Werner Klinksiek

Maschinenmaat Werner Klinksiek
(1919-1941)
(Courtesy of Ian Jewison)
Born: 23 August, 1919 in Oberhausen.

Died: 27 May, 1941 aboard Bismarck.

Age (at the time of Bismarck's sinking): 21.

Rank (at the time of Bismarck's sinking): Maschinenmaat.

Position (at the time of Bismarck's sinking): Trained as Flugzeugschleuderwart - Aircraft catapult mechanic.

Awards:
15.8.1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class.
1.4.1942 High Seas Fleet War Badge (posthumously).

Additional notes: Werner Klinksiek served on the battleship Gneisenau from 21 May, 1938 to 31 July, 1940, and was asigned to the Bismarck on 30 November 1940.


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