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Kollberg, Botho

Date of birth:
July 11th, 1898 (Neuhäuser/East-Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 24th, 1944 (north of Great Russolovo, Eastfront)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I./Infanterie-Regiment 2 / 11.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 11th, 1942
Details:
Award 52/31.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 23 / 11. Infanterie-Division / 1.Armee-Korps (XVIII. Armee-Korps) / 16. Armee (18. Armee) / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
September 6th, 1942
Details:
1152nd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 23, 11. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1944
Details:
384th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, 2001
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Buxa, W., Weg und Schicksal der 11. Infanterie-Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004

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