Koch, Alfred (Lw-leichte Flak-Abteilung)

Date of birth:
June 22nd, 1920 (Pfullendorf/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
June 20th, 1945 (Vaucouleurs/Meuse, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
1. Batterie, leichte Flak-Abteilung 71 (mot), Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, 2. Batterie, leichte Flak-Abteilung 71 (Sf), Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1945
Action:
Awarded for distinguishing himself during the second half of February 1945 in western Samland. Here Koch and his Batterie were decisively involved in reestablishing contact between the German forces at Fischhausen and Königsberg.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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