Ribbentrop, von, Rudolf

Date of birth:
May 11th, 1921 (Wiesbaden/Hessen, Germany)
Date of death:
May 20th, 2019 (Ratingen/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 18th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 6. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 / 1. SS-Panzer-Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1943
Details:
Was recommended to receive the Deutsches Kreuz in Gold but was awarded the Ritterkreuz.
The awarding date varies on different primary sources, the date of July 15th, 1943 is reported on the Verleihungsvorschlag and on the Ritterkreuzträgerkarteikarte.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur 3. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 12
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1940
Details:
Bronze version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1941
Vapaudenristin 4.luokka (VR 4)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

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