Pötschke, Werner

Date of birth:
March 6th, 1914 (Brussels, Belgium)
Date of death:
March 24th, 1945 (Veszprem, Hungary)
Buried on:
German War Graves Mattersburg
Plot: 10. Row: 2. Grave: 1586.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

SS-Sturmbannführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
SS-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, SS-Division "Das Reich", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1942
Details:
Surname is written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Poetschke.
Award 222/28.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 1. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 1, 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1944
Details:
3173rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
Chef I. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1944
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 1, 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1945
Details:
783rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
I. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 1, 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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