Lebek, Richard

Date of birth:
January 11th, 1920
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Richard Lebek sailed three patrols on "U 68" and then transferred to "U 672" in 1943. He was a POW from 1944 until 1947 in Alberta, Canada.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Matrosengefreiten
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1941
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marosenobergefreiten
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Bootsmannsmaat
Unit:
seemännischer Unteroffizier "U 672" / 6.Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Familie
  • Photo: Family
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Verleihungsurkunde EK2, U-Bootskriegsabzeichen

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