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Aigen, Reinhard

Date of birth:
May 20th, 1913 (Heidenheim/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 19th, 1943 (Orscha/Wizebsk Oblast, Belarus)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1937
Verleihungsurkunde Nr 8645/37
Fliegerschutzenabzeichen fur Bordschutzen und Bordmechaniker
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
3. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Bordmechaniker I / Kampfgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
III. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1943
Received for a single wound inflicted on September 4th 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Bordmechaniker, 7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Awarded in recognition of his achievements over the course of 447 sorties (including 313 in the East), which were counted as 515 front flights.
Preliminary document dated on June 26th 1944.
Posthumous awarded.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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