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Albers, Hans-Wilhelm (Art.Reg. 1 "Afrika")

Date of birth:
June 12th, 1914 (Lauenberg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 4th, 1944 (Fara-Sabina, Rieti, Italy)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Pomezia
Plot: C. Grave: 634.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Died of his wounds in Field Hospital on 4th June 1944.

Promotions:
Leutnant
Oberleutnant
10.05.1943: Hauptmann
Major
Oberstleutnant

Career:
1943: Kommandeur - Stab I./ Artillerie-Regiment 1 "Afrika"

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
1. Batterie, Schwere Artillerie-Abteilung 408, 90. leichten Division
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Komandeur, I. Abteilung, Artillerie-Regiment 1 "Afrika", Panzerarmee Afrika
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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