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Kociok, Josef

Date of birth:
April 26th, 1918 (Alt Schalkowitz, Germany)
Date of death:
September 26th, 1943 (Kerch, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 4. / Zerstörergeschwader 1
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 4. / Zerstörergeschwader 1
Awarded on:
December 2nd, 1942
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 14th December 1942.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
10.(NJ)/Zerstörergeschwader 1
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Action:
Oberfeldwebel Kociok shot down four Soviet bombers in one night.
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
    - Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe, 14 Dezember 1942