Olboeter, Erich

    Date of birth:
    June 26th, 1917 (Eberswalde/Berlin, Germany)
    Date of death:
    September 2nd, 1944 (Hirson/Picardie, France)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Olboeter joined the Waffen-SS in September of 1934. He was killed on 2 September 1944 near Hirson France.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 2nd, 1940
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmführer
    Awarded on:
    November 8th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    July 20th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    March 22nd, 1943
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    5. Kompanie, SS-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 9, SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Hohenstaufen, Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    March 21st, 1943
    Details:
    The "Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis" dates the awarding on March 26th, 1943.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 26, 12. SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    July 27th, 1944
    Details:
    Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis was presented on August 2nd, 1944.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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