König, Botho

Date of birth:
January 23rd, 1916 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 22nd, 1944 (between Lipa and Warka, Poland)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Pulawy
Plot: 3. Row: 51. Grave: 2777.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
June 1st, 1940: Oberleutnant (RDA -541-);
October 1st, 1942: Hauptmann;
August 1st, 1944: Major (posthumously backdated).

Career:
?: Panzer-Regiment 7;
?: Stab 10. Panzer-Division;
October 1941: Stab 56. Armeekorps;
November 25th, 1942: 2. / Panzer-Regiment 6;
January 15th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH;
July 1st, 1944: Panzertruppenschule Bergen;
August 10th, 1944: Kommandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 27.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
2. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 6, 3. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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