Niederländer, Horst

Date of birth:
April 1st, 1908 (Sensburg/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 24th, 1944 (Sevastopol/Crimea, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was posthumously promoted to Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 686
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
I. / Grenadier-Regiment 686
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Füsilier-Bataillon 336
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Details:
491st Award.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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