Schmidtgen, Richard

Date of birth:
August 2nd, 1905 (Budapest, Hungary)
Date of death:
August 25th, 1944 (Puhja, Estonia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Killed in action as Oberst and Kommandeur Panzer-Brigade 101.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 7
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Andrew Straube
  • Photo: Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
  • - 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
    - Deathcard

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