Tscheuke, Karl-Heinz

Date of birth:
March 25th, 1920 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 1st, 1943 (Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl-Heinz Tscheuke was killed on 1st June 1943.
He lies buried at the Kriegsgräberstätte in Berlin-Steg.-Lichterfelde II Parkfdh., Grave 235.

Promotions:
?: Oberfähnrich;
1st April 1941: Leutnant (Ing.);
1st April 1943: Oberleutnant (Ing.).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 / I.Fliegerkorps
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 / Luftflotte 1
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer I. / Kampfgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1942
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 27th July 1942.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Ing.)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1942
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 20th September 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
December 2nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
    - Verleihungsurkunde Ostfront, Ehrenpokal, DKiG, EK2, EK1, Frontflugspange Bronze, Silber, Gold
    - Besitzzeugnis Verwundeten Schwarz
    - Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe, 27. Juli 1942
    - Beförderungsurkunde Leutnant, Oberleutnant