Balkow, Benno

Date of birth:
August 1st, 1919 (Neuguth, Germany)
Date of death:
February 15th, 2013
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 1st, 1938: Gefreiter;
October 1st, 1939: Unteroffizier;
July 1st, 1941: Feldwebel;
October 1st, 1942: Leutnant;
December 1st, 1943: Oberleutnant.

Career:
November 3rd, 1937: Reichsheer;
October 1st, 1938 - February 24th, 1942: Zugführer Infanterie-Regiment 94.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 94, 32. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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