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Boelsen, Hans

Date of birth:
March 6th, 1894 (Emden, Province of Hanover, Germany)
Date of death:
October 24th, 1960 (Frankfurt am Main/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur II./Schützen-Regiment 111
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Kradschützen-Bataillon 160 / 60. Infanterie-Division / 1. Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Kradschützen-Bataillon 160 / 60. Infanterie-Division / 1. Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Kradschützen-Bataillon 160 / 60. Infanterie-Division / 1. Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1941
Voenen Orden
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 111 / 11. Panzer Division
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 111, 11. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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