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Bassewitz-Levtzow, Graf von, Werner

Date of birth:
June 7th, 1894 (Bristow/Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany)
Date of death:
August 20th, 1964 (Gestorf-Hannover/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1914: Leutnant;
1918: Oberleutnant;
September 20th, 1935: Hauptmann der Reserve;
November 8th, 1940: Major der Reserve;
September 11th, 1942: Oberstleutnant der Reserve;
June 9th, 1943: Oberst der Reserve;
April 10th, 1944: Kapitän zur See

Career:
August 2nd, 1914: Eintritt Heer;
?: 1. Garde-Dragoner-Regiment "Königin Viktoria von Großbritannien und Irland";
1930 - 1934: Grenzschutz;
April 1st, 1937: Infanterie-Regiment 96;
November 1st, 1937: Führer 11. / Infanterie-Regiment 94;
August 28th, 1939: Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 94;
December 1st, 1942 - December 6th, 1942: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 96;
December 6th, 1942 - February 8th, 1943: Urlaub;
February 15th, 1943: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 96;
April 10th, 1944: Führer-Reserve des OKH;
August 7th, 1944: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 96;
September 28th, 1944 - January 9th, 1945: mit der Führung beauftragd 32. Infanterie-Division (this function is uncertain);
January 9th, 1945: Führer-Reserve / 17. / Divisionsführer-Lehrgang;
April 10th, 1945 - May 8th, 1945: mit der Führung beauftragd 2. Marine-infanterie-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 94
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 96 / 72. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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