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Arendt, Velten-Reinhardt

Date of birth:
March 28th, 1919 (Kiel, Germany)
Date of death:
March 23rd, 1945 (Liguti, ivo Priekule, Latvia)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Frauenburg / Saldus
Plot: R. Row: 13. Grave: 561.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Velten-Reinhardt Arendt was partly of Jewish descent and was formally declared "of German Blood" on January 22nd, 1945.

Promotions:
13.08.1940: Leutnant der Reserve
30.06.1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve
20.04.1943: Hauptmann der Reserve

Career:
03.10.1939: entered the Wehrmacht
14.04.1942: Zugführer - Panzer-Abteilung 60
15.10.1944: Chef der 2. Kompanie / Panzer-Regiment 36 - 14. Panzer-Division
02.1945: Führer - I. Abteilung / Panzer-Regiment 36 - 14. Panzer-Division

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Panzer-Abteilung 60, 14. Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, I./ Panzer-Regiment 36, 14. Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
2. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 36, 14. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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