Ritter, Friedrich-Karl

Date of birth:
May 3rd, 1900 (Grevesmühlen/Mecklenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
April 2nd, 1945 (Medebach/Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Grenadier-Bataillon 560 z.b.V., Heer
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1943
Details:
Name is written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Friedrich.
z.b.V. is the short sentense for "Zur Besonderen Verwendung", which is the german military term for active dutys which are inside a special mission.
Unit shown in both P/S and Fellgiebel is IR zbV 560, however the Bataillon was changed from Inf to Gren on 15.10.1942

Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Bataillon 560 z.b.V., Heer
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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