Collani, Hans

Date of birth:
December 13th, 1908 (Stettin/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
July 29th, 1944 (Sinimaëd, Estonia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "de Ruyter"/ 4.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Brigade "Nederland"
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 49 "de Ruyter" / SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Brigade "Nederland"
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Details:
This medal was posthumously awarded. He was also promoted posthumously to SS-Standartenführer (Colonel).
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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