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22 August 1895|
|Died||14 August 1940
|Buried at||Cannock Chase German war cemetery|
|Allegiance|| German Empire
|Commands held||Kampfgeschwader 55|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Alois Stoeckl (also referred to as Alois Stöckl; 22 August 1895 – 14 August 1940) was an officer in the Luftwaffe during World War II. 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 ace John Dundas DFC and his wingman. Stoeckl and two of his crew, Oberst Walter Frank and Oberleutnant Bruno Broßle were buried at Romsey cemetery on 19 August in Graves 35, 97 and 130. Squadron Leader C.F Ashley led the burial party. They were later moved to the Cannock Chase German war cemetery.
Awards and decorations
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 334.
- 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