Riecken, Werner

Date of birth:
June 8th, 1912 (Lübeck/Lübeck, Germany)
Date of death:
April 29th, 1945 (Atlantic Ocean)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werner Riecken was killed when his ship sunk on 29th April 1945 at 56.6 degrees North and 11.6 degrees East.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (1st Lieutenant at Sea of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandant "U 1017" / 11.Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - 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