Bentin, Kurt

Date of birth:
March 23rd, 1914 (Unna/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 1st, 1992 (Oberschleißheim/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Kurt Bentin served after the war with the Bundeswehr from 2nd July 1956 until 31st March 1968 with finally reaching the rank of Major.

Promotions:
?: Leutnant (RDA: May 1st, 1941 - 31);
?: Oberleutnant (RDA: May 1st, 1944 - 14).

Career:
?: Panzergrenadier-Regiment 66;
?: Reserve Lazerett Bad Schwalbach;
May 25th, 1943: Panzergrenadier-Ausbildungs- und Ersatz-Bataillon 66.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 66
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer Grenadier-Bataillon 8. / 9 "Feldherrnhalle" / 544.Volksgrenadier-Division / Festung Schneidemühl
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

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