Rechel, Curt

Date of birth:
December 1st, 1902 (Iserlohn/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 10th, 1973 (Farchant/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Kurt Rechel reached the rank of Kapitän zur See.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
Unit:
Kommandant, "Z 29", 8. Zerstörerflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1941
Details:
The name is written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Kurt.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Kommandant, "Z 29", 8. Zerstörerflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1943
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Kommandant, "Z 29", 8. Zerstörerflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1940
Narvikschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1940
Zerstörer-Kriegsabzeichen

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