Borowietz, Willibald

Date of birth:
September 17th, 1893 (Ratibor/Silisia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 1st, 1945 (Clinton/Missouri, United States)
Buried on:
German War Graves Fort Benning Cemetery
Grave: 84.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died as Prisoner of War with the Americans.

Promotions:
March 5th, 1914: Fähnrich;
January 23rd, 1915: Leutnant;
October 18th, 1918: Oberleutnant M4m;
December 21st, 1921: Polizei-Hauptmann;
August 11th, 1931: Polizei-Major;
October 1st, 1935: Major mit RDA vom 1-10-1934 (63);
April 1st, 1940: Oberstleutnant (83);
February 1st, 1942: Oberst (23);
January 1st, 1943: Generalmajor (39);
May 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant mit RDA vom 1-7-1943 (7).

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Kdr. Pz.Abw.Abt. 50;
February 1st, 1941: Kdr. Pa.Jg.Abt. 50;
June 10th, 1941: mdFb Schütz.Rgt. 10;
October 1st, 1941: Kdr. Schütz.Rgt. 10;
October 5th, 1942: Führer-Reserve OKH;
November 10th, 1942: Kdr. 10. Pz.Gren.Brig.;
November 18th, 1942: mdFb 15. Pz.Div.;
January 1st, 1943: Kdr. 15. Pz.Div.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on October 6th 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on June 25th 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Schützen-Regiment 10 / 9.Panzer-Division / XIV.Armee-Korps / Panzergruppe 1 / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1941
Details:
371st Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Schützen-Regiment 10
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1942
Details:
Award 135/2.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 15.Panzer-Division / Heeresgruppe Afrika
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1943
Details:
235th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 50, 9. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1941
Details:
No Vorschlagsnummer.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres

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