Ergänzungskampfgeschwader (J)

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • ?

Stab:

Formed 23 Jan 1945 in Illesheim.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
23 Jan 1945 - 29 Mar 1945 Illesheim   Me 262*

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Walter Grasemann, 23 Jan 1945 - Mar 1945

Formed 23 Jan 1945 in Pilsen from with:

Stab I./EKG(J) from Stab/Erg.KGr.(J)
1./EKG(J) from 1./Erg.KGr.(J)
2./EKG(J) from 2./Erg.KGr.(J)
3./EKG(J) from 3./Erg.KGr.(J)
4./EKG(J) from 4./Erg.KGr.(J)

On 29 Mar 1945 redesignated V./ with :

Stab I./EKG(J) became Stab V./EJG2
1./EKG(J) became 16./EJG2
2./EKG(J) became 17./EJG2
3./EKG(J) became 18./EJG2
4./EKG(J) became 19./EJG2

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
23 Jan 1945 - Feb 1945 Pilsen   Me 262
Feb 1945 - Mar 1945 Ansbach*   Me 262
Mar 1945 - 29 Mar 1945 Gablingen**   Me 262

* 1. Staffel at Budweis?, Feb 1945 - Feb 1945; 4. Staffel remained at Pilsen until the end.

** 3. Staffel remained at Ansbach

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Walter Junghans, 23 Jan 1945 - Mar 1945

Formed 23 Jan 1945 in Neuburg from IV./ with:

Stab II./EKG(J) from Stab IV./KG40
4./EKG(J) from 10./KG40
6./EKG(J) from 11./KG40
7./EKG(J) from 12./KG40
8./EKG(J) from 6./

On 29 Mar 1945 redesignated II./ with :

Stab I./EKG(J) became Stab II./EJG2
5./EKG(J) became 5./EJG2
6./EKG(J) became 6./EJG2
7./EKG(J) became 7./EJG2?
8./EKG(J) became 8./EJG2?

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
23 Jan 1945 - 27 Feb 1945 Neuburg*   Me 262
28 Feb 1945 - 29 Mar 1945 Gablingen*   Me 262

* 5. Staffel at Lichtenau (23 Jan 1945 - Feb 1945), Ansbach (Feb 1945 - Feb 1945) and Gablingen (Feb 1945 - 29 Mar 1945)

* 6. and 7. Staffeln at (23 Jan 1945 - Feb 1945) and Ansbach (Feb 1945 - 29 Mar 1945); 8. Staffel remained at Neuburg until the end.

Also used: Ar 96, Bf 109, Bu 181, Fw 44, Fw 190 and He 111

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022