Volkmer, Hans

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Marsch-Bataillon "A" 30 / Division "von Manteuffel"
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1943
Action:
Received for his part in the battle in Tunesia.
Details:
Awarding through Wehrmacht lines.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Regiments-Adjutant Panzergrenadier-Regiment 155 / 15.Panzergrenadier-Division
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Action:
Received for his part in the fightings on Sicily.
Details:
Awarded through Luftwaffe lines.
This second award has been found through research of the personnel files. This makes him for now the only recipient of the DKiG who was been suggested and awarded twice for two different actions at two Theatres of Operation.
Not clear is wether the second paper awarding also was followed by a second presentation.

Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - 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, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Scherzers Militaer Verlag>