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Bätge, Niels

Date of birth:
April 19th, 1913 (Reval, Estonia)
Date of death:
December 12th, 1944 (Aalands Islands, Finland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions;

01-01-1933 Fähnrich zur See
01-04-1935 Leutnant zur See
01-01-1937 Oberleutnant zur See
01-10-1939 Kapitänleutnant
01-09-1943 Korvettenkapitän

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Kommandant Torpedoboot "T 2"
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Chef 4.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Chef 4.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1941
Zerstörer-Kriegsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Chef 4.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1941
Schnellboot-Kriegsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Chef 4.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Chef 4.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Chef 4.Schnellbootssflottille
Awarded on:
January 4th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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
    - deutsche-marinesoldaten.de