Meschkat, Rudi

Date of birth:
February 5th, 1917 (Hartenstein - Königsberg)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fahnenjunker Unteroffizier
01.4.1940: Leutnant
01.4.1942: Oberleutnant
1944: Hauptmann

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 8, 8. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Action:
doc signed by Gen.d.Art. u. Oberbefehlshaber der 18.Armee Georg von Küchler
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2./ Aufkl.Abt.(mot) 1
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1940
Action:
doc signed by Gen.d.Inf. Hermann Geyer
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Pz.Aufkl.Abt.8
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1944
Action:
doc signed by Oberst u. Div.-Führ. 8.PzDiv
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Pz.Aufkl.Abt.8
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
Action:
WIA in Saint Maure - France
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2./ Aufkl.Abt.1
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1940
Action:
in bronze
doc signed by Gen.Maj. u. Art.-Kdr.
Panzerkampfwagenabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Pz.A.A.8
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1944
Action:
for his outstanding achievement on the battlefield in Wojtkowa the 05 August 1944
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
1943
Medaglia commemorativa della campagna italo-tedesca in Africa
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Aufklär.Abt.33
Awarded on:
1943
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare

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