Jeckeln, Friedrich

    Date of birth:
    February 2nd, 1895 (Hornberg/Baden, Germany)
    Date of death:
    February 3rd, 1946 (Riga, Latvia)
    Service number:
    163 348 (NSDAP Nr.) / 4 367 (SS Nr.)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Friedrich Jeckeln was convicted by a Soviet court on February 3rd, 1946 and was hanged the same day.

    October 1st, 1929: NSDAP;
    March 15th, 1930: SS.

    Promotions:
    December 1st, 1930: SS-Anwärter;
    January 5th, 1931: SS-Mann;
    March 31st, 1931: SS-Sturmbannführer;
    June 22nd, 1931: SS-Standartenführer;
    September 20th, 1931: SS-Oberführer;
    February 3rd, 1933: SS-Gruppenführer;
    September 13th, 1936: SS-Obergruppenführer;
    July 26th, 1940: SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei;
    July 1st, 1944: SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS und Polizei.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    January 30th, 1939
    Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 1941
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 12th, 1942
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 27th, 1942
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 29th, 1942
    Medaille
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Polizei (Lieutenant-General)
    Unit:
    Kampfgruppe Jeckeln, L. Armeekorps, Heer
    Awarded on:
    August 27th, 1944
    Details:
    Also Höheren SS- und Polizeiführer Ostland und Rusland-Nord
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Polizei (Lieutenant-General)
    Unit:
    Kampfgruppe Jeckeln, L. Armeekorps, Heer
    Awarded on:
    March 30th, 1945
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obergruppenführer / General der Waffen-SS (Lieutenant-General)
    Unit:
    Kommandierender General, V. SS-Korps, Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    March 8th, 1945
    Details:
    802nd award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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