Kieseritzky, Gustav

Date of birth:
September 22nd, 1893 (Rendsburg, German Empire)
Date of death:
November 19th, 1943 (Kamysch-Burun, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Graves Nordfriedhof
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Vize-Admiral. Killed in action.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vizeadmiral (Rear-admiral)
Unit:
Kommandierender Admiral Schwarzes Meer, Marinegruppenkommando Süd, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
July 9th, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1917
Harp Madalyasi
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vizeadmiral (Rear-admiral)
Unit:
commanding Admiral of Schwarzes Meer
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1943
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1942
Kriegsabzeichen fur die Marine-Artillerie
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1943
Action:
Forces of the Navy under the command of Vice Admiral Kieseritzky, together with pioneers of the army, conducted the regulated supply of the Kuban bridgehead and during the evacuation have proven themselves exceptionally.
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1918
Friedrich-August Kreuz 1.Klasse
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1937
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre

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