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Thomaschki, Siegfried Paul Leonhard

Date of birth:
March 20th, 1894 (Miswalde/East-Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 31st, 1967 (Bad Neuenahr/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on November 31st 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on January 27th 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Artillerie-Kommandeur 123
Awarded on:
December 19th, 1941
Details:
Award 33/6
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 11.Infanterie-Division / XXVIII.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1942
Details:
1291st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 11. Infanterie-Division / XXVI. Armee-Korps / 18. Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1943
Details:
299th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Buxa, W., Weg und Schicksal der 11. Infanterie-Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004

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