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Bochentin, Richard

Date of birth:
April 2nd, 1910 (Neukirch/Westprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 25th, 1945 (Priekule, Latvia)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Was killed on 23rd February 1945 in Curland as Oberstleutnant and Kommandeur of Grenadier-Regiment 408. He was posthumously promoted to Oberst.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 405, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 405, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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