Both, von, Kuno-Hans

Date of birth:
April 9th, 1884 (Zabern/Alsace, Germany)
Date of death:
May 22nd, 1955 (Ehlen/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Rank: General der Infanterie

Kuno-Hans von Both received the Pour-le-Merite during the First World War.

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Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1914
Ehrenkreuz IV. Klasse des Fürstlich Lippischen Gesamthauses
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1917
Ritter des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1918
Pour le Mérite
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1918
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1918)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1918
Details:
With swords
IV. Klasse des Militärverdienstordens
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie
Unit:
Kommandierender General I.Armee-Korps
Awarded on:
July 9th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie
Unit:
Kommandierender General I.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Ehrenzeichen des 9. November 1923 (Blutorden)

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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