U-35 crewmember Wilhelm Ebeling
Wilhelm Ebeling was born on 10.08.1906 in Harburg, and served on board U-35 from its commissioning on 03 November 1938.
He is probably recognizable in this photo:
From left: Gruber?, unknown, Wilhelm Seifert?, Richard Lüneburg, unknown, Erwin Sparfeldt, Alfred Hornickel?, Wilhelm Fischer, Wilhelm Ebeling, Max Gei�Ÿler?, Karl Reinecke, Willi Ensuleit (leaning on railing beside conning tower).. 
Wilhelm Ebeling later served on U-31, and was killed when U-31 was sunk on 11 March 1940 during practice maneuvers (the entire crew, shipyard workers and engineers - 58 in all - were killed). The ship was raised and put back into service. Wilhelm Ebeling was buried at the military cemetery Wilhelmshaven-Ehrenfriedhof, Block Ea Grave 140.
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