Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||5 May 1920|| ||Altenkirchen, Westerwald|
|Died ||19 Jan 2000||(79)|
Kriegsmarine Crew photo
|1 Oct 1938|| ||Offiziersanwärter|
|1 Jul 1939|| ||Kadett der Marineverwaltung|
|1 Dec 1939|| ||Fähnrich der Marineverwaltung|
|1 Aug 1940|| ||Oberfähnrich der Marineverwaltung|
|1 Apr 1941|| ||Leutnant der Marineverwaltung|
|1 Jan 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-828 ||17 Jun 1944 ||5 May 1945 || No war patrols |
John began his career in the Marineverwaltung (administrative and pay) branch before transferring to being a line officer in late 1942 or early 1943.
Alfred John on the tower
Patrol info for Alfred John
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
About ranks and decorations
Ranks shown in italics are our database inserts based on the rank dates of his crew comrades. The officers of each crew would normally have progressed through the lower ranks at the same rate.