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Josef Kiss

Josef Kiss

Country: Austria
Born: 26 January 1896
Place of Birth: Pozsony (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Deceased: 24 May 1918
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Flik 24, 55J
Victories: 19
Biography

Kiss was born in Hungary on 26 January 1896. Volunteering for the air arm of the Army, Kiss graduated as a Sergeant pilot in April 1916. He was a courageous and skillful pilot, and was wounded twice in air action. On 25 May, 1918 the 22 year old Kiss took off for his final flight in his black Albatross. He was killed in action and posthumously commissioned to Leutnant to mark his courage and bravery.

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