Boosfeld, Joachim

Date of birth:
June 1st, 1922 (Aachen/Rhineland, Germany)
Date of death:
June 19th, 2015 (Cölbe/Hesse, Germany)
Service number:
362.256 (SS.Nr.)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
?: SS-Standarten-Oberjunker;
December 1st, 1941: SS-Untersturmführer;
November 1943: SS-Obersturmführer
?: SS-Hauptsturmführer;
1956: Hauptmann (Bundeswehr);
?: Major im Generalstab;
?: Oberst im Generalstab.

Career:
May 1941: SS-Junkerschule;
December 1941: SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 1
May 1942: SS-Kavallerieschule;
December 1943: Chef, 4. Schwadron, SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 16;
February 1945: SS-Kavallerieschule;
1956: Bundeswehr;
1959: Generalstabslehrgänge;
? : Stab, 11. Panzergrenadier-Division;
1970: stellvertretende Kommando, Panzergrenadier-Brigade 1;
1972: Heeres-Führungsstab, Bundeswehr;
September 30th, 1981: Retirement.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. Schwadron, I. Abteilung, SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 16, 8. SS-Kavallerie-Division (Florian Geyer), Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. Schwadron, I. Abteilung, SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 16, 8. SS-Kavallerie-Division (Florian Geyer), Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 4. Schwadron, I. Abteilung, SS-Kavallerie-Regiment 16, 8. SS-Kavallerie-Division (Florian Geyer), Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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