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|Born||22 August 1895|
|Died||14 August 1940
|Buried||Cannock Chase German war cemetery|
|Commands held||Kampfgeschwader 55|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Britain †|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Alois Stoeckl (also referred to as Alois Stöckl; 22 August 1895 – 14 August 1940) was a German pilot during World War II who commanded the 55th Bomber Wing of the Luftwaffe. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.
Alois Stoeckl was killed on 14 August 1940 after the Heinkel He 111 that he was an observer in was attacked by British Spitfires from No. 609 Squadron RAF. He was shot down by British pilot John Dundas DFC. Stoeckl and two of his crew were buried at the Cannock Chase German war cemetery.
Awards and decorations
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
Generalmajor Wilhelm Süssmann
|Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 55
7 March 1940 – 14 August 1940
Oberstleutnant Hans Korte