Kistemaker, Henk

Date of birth:
November 4th, 1922 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Date of death:
March 15th, 2003 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Schutze
Unit:
Mortiergruppe Regiment Germania
Awarded on:
1942
Details:
Kistemaker received his first wound in december 1941, the second in februari 1942 while he was entrenched at the river Mius (Russia).
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmmann
Unit:
Machine Gewehr Gruppe Germania Regiment
Awarded on:
1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Details:
The third time that Kistemaker was wounded, was in Caucasus (Russia) in januari 1943.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rottenführer
Unit:
Panzerabteilung 5. SS-Panzerdivision Wiking
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
Recommendation in july 1944 after succesfull actions near Kruhel and Maciejow (Poland).
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rottenführer
Awarded on:
1945
Details:
After actions around Boedapest in januari 1945 for 50 tankbattles
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Schutze
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