Riedel, Franz

Date of birth:
December 2nd, 1921 (Teschen/Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia)
Date of death:
May 17th, 2001 (Straubing/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
December 1st, 1940: SS-Sturmmann;
November 1st, 1941: SS-Rottenführer;
April 20th, 1942: SS-Unterscharführer;
1943: SS-Standartenoberjunker;
March 10th, 1943: SS-Untersturmführer;
June 21st, 1944: SS-Obersturmführer.

Career:
?: 3. Kompanie, SS-Krad-Schützen-Ersatz-Bataillon, Ellwangen;
?: 3. Batterie, Panzerjäger-Bataillon SS-Division Reich;
January 1942: 2. Batterie, ss-Panzerjäger-Abteilung Nord;
June - December 1942: SS-Junkerschule, Braunschweig;
December 1942: SS-Panzerjäger-Ersatz-Abteilung, Hilversum;
February 1943: Zugführer Panzergrenadier-Regiment 21;
May 1943: Zugführer, 3. Batterie, SS-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 10;
January 1944 - February 1944: Panzerschule, Sagan;
February 1944: 7. Kompanie, SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Langemark".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmman
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmman
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmman
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
7. Kompanie, II. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Langemark", 10. SS Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
7. Kompanie, II. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Langemark", 10. SS Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
7. Kompanie, II. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Langemark", 10. SS Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
7. Kompanie, II. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Langemark", 10. SS Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1944
Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 7. Kompanie, II. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 10 "Langemark", 10. SS Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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