21 February 1893|
Reichartshausen, Großherzogtum Baden
|Died||16 March 1917
Vicinity of Fort Vaux
|Unit||FA 203, Jasta 7|
|Awards||Iron Cross First and Second Class|
Manschott earned his flyer's badge on 10 August 1917. His first assignment was to a reconnaissance unit, FA 203. There he downed his first foe, a Farman, on 15 December 1916. He was then transferred to a fighter unit, Jasta 7. Between 5 January and 16 March, he shot down eleven more enemy. Immediately after he shot down his third balloon, on 16 March, he lost a combat to four Caudrons and was killed in action.
Sources of information
- Above the Lines: The Aces and Fighter Units of the German Air Service, Naval Air Service and Flanders Marine Corps 1914 - 1918. p. 162.
- http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/germany/manschott.php Retrieved on 16 April 2010.
Above the Lines: The Aces and Fighter Units of the German Air Service, Naval Air Service and Flanders Marine Corps 1914 - 1918 Norman L. R. Franks, et al. Grub Street, 1993. ISBN 0-948817-73-9, ISBN 978-0-948817-73-1.
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