Jagdgeschwader 231

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Obstlt Max Ibel, 7 Nov 1938 - 1 May 1939

Stab:

Formed 7 Nov 1938 in Bernburg/Saale. On 1 May 1939 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
7 Nov 1938 - 1 May 1939 Bernburg   Bf 109D

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Johannes Gentzen, 1 Nov 1938 - 1 May 1939

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Bernburg from with:

Stab I./JG231 from Stab I./JG137
1./JG231 from 1./JG137
2./JG231 from 2./JG137
3./JG231 from 3./JG137

On 1 May 1939 redesignated with :

Stab I./JG231 became Stab I./ZG2
1./JG231 became 1./ZG2
2./JG231 became 2./ZG2
3./JG231 became 3./ZG2

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Nov 1938 - 1 May 1939 Bernburg   Bf 109D/E

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Otto-Heinrich von Houwald, 1 Nov 1938 - 1 May 1939

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Zerbst from with:

Stab II./JG231 from Stab II./JG137
4./JG231 from 4./JG137
5./JG231 from 5./JG137
6./JG231 from 6./JG137

On 1 May 1939 redesignated with :

Stab II./JG231 became Stab I./JG3
4./JG231 became 1./JG3
5./JG231 became 2./JG3
6./JG231 became 3./JG3

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Nov 1938 - 1 May 1939 Zerbst   Bf 109D/E

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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