Schönberger, Georg

    Date of birth:
    February 21st, 1911 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
    Date of death:
    November 20th, 1943 (Hauptverbandplatz-2.San.Kp.L.SS A.H., Ssolowjewka/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
    Buried on:
    German War Cemetery Kiev
    Plot: 8. 
    Service number:
    103 004 (NSDAP Nr.) / 1 351 (SS Nr.)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Georg Schönberger probably lies buried as an unknown soldier at the German War Cemetery Kiev.

    Promotions:
    April 20th, 1934: SS-Sturmführer (SS);
    April 20th, 1936: SS-Obersturmführer;
    October 27th, 1939: SS-Hauptsturmführer;
    May 9th, 1941: SS-Sturmbannführer (Waffen-SS);
    April 20th, 1942: SS-Obersturmbannführer;
    November 28th, 1943 SS-Standartenführer (posthumously, as from November 9th, 1943).

    Career:
    November 2nd, 1928: NSDAP;
    February 12th, 1929: SS;
    ?: 1. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Battalion LSSAH;
    ?: I. SS Panzer-Battalion LSSAH;
    ?: SS Panzer-Regiment LSSAH.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1942
    Voenen Orden
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler", 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    December 20th, 1943
    Details:
    Awarded posthumously
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Silver version.
    Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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