Pollmann, Otto

Date of birth:
March 3rd, 1915 (Wesermünde/Geestemünde, Germany)
Date of death:
February 28th, 1958 (Leer/Ostfriesland, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions;

01-04-1939 Funkgefreiter
01-04-1940 Funkobergefreiter
01-05-1941 Matrosenobergefreiter und R.O.A.
01-09-1941 Steuermannsmaat d.R.
01-11-1941 Steuermann d.R.
01-12-1941 Obersteuermann d.R.
01-09-1942 Leutnant zur See d.R.
01-01-1944 Oberleutnant zur See d.R.
01-03-1945 Kapitänleutnant d.R.
01-07-1956 Korvettenkapitän

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Funkobergefreiter
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Funkobergefreiter
Awarded on:
November 23rd, 1940
Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boots-, Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obersteuermann der Reserve
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See der Reserve
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant U-Jäger "UJ 2210" / 22.Unterseebootsjagdflottille
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant U-Jägers "UJ 2210" / 22.Unterseebootsjagdflottille
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant U-Jägers "UJ 2210" / 22.Unterseebootsjagdflottille
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1944
Details:
461st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 24th, 1944
Action:
Second Lieutenant at sea of the reserves Pollmann, commander of a submarine hunter, destroyed his 10th enemy submarine in the Mediterranean Sea.
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1944
Action:
First Lieutenant at sea of the reserves Pollmann, commander of a submarine hunter, sunk his 12th enemy submarine in the Mediterranean Sea.
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - 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
    - deutsche-marinesoldaten.de
    - www.das-ritterkreuz.de