Herbert Lisser

Herbert Lisser served as an Obergefreiter in the German Luftwaffe during WWII. He died of cardiac arrest caused by war wounds on 22nd March 1945 in Belfast.

Obergefreiter

Herbert Lisser

A58170

Herbert Lisser served as an Obergefreiter in the German Luftwaffe during WWII. He died of cardiac arrest caused by war wounds on 22nd March 1945 in Belfast.

Herbert Lisser served as an Obergefreiter in the German Luftwaffe during World War Two. An Obergefreiter is a rank similar to a Flight Sergeant would have been in the Royal Air Force.

Obergefreiter Lisser was born at 51 Richthofenstrasse, Bremen, Germany.

Lisser in Northern Ireland

It is not known how Herbert Lisser came to be in Northern Ireland towards the end of the war. It seems the twenty-one year old may have been a prisoner of war with the identification number A58170.

He had suffered injuries before arriving at Campbell College British Military Hospital in Belfast. He died there aged 21 of cardiac arrest brought about by his war wounds on 22nd March 1945.

Herbert Lisser was first buried on 24th March 1945 in Glenalina Section AS, Grave 159, Belfast City Cemetery, Co. Antrim. On 26th February 1948, he was reinterred in Glenalina Section ES, Grave 207 before being repatriated on 18th July 1962.

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