Volkmer, Hans

Date of birth:
August 13th, 1916
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 1st, 1942: Hauptmann (RDA: -102-).

Career:
?: Panzergrenadier-Regiment 13;
September 1st, 1939: Ordonnanz-Offizier, Regimentsstab;
October 1940: Bataillonsadjutant;
June 1941: Kompaniechef;
November 1942: Abteilungsführer Lehrgang;
January 1st, 1943: Führerreserve OKH;
February 1st, 1943: Bataillonskommandeur;
June 1st, 1943: Regimentadjutant;
October 1943: Generalstabsausbildung.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1942
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Africa March Battalion A30, Kampfgruppe Ballerstedt, Division von Manteuffel, Afrika Korps
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:
Adjutant, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 155, 15. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
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

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