Beck, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
December 22nd, 1919 (Bitz/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 10th, 1944 (La Cain/Normandy, Frankrijk)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery La Cambe
Plot: 36. Grave: 325.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from November 1st 1938.

Awards
EK II on 02.05.1941
EK I on 14.09.1941
Panzer Assault Badge in silver on 21.02.1942
Wound Badge in Silver on 15.03.1943
Bulgarian Order of Bravery IV Class on 10.07.1942
East Medal on 20.08.1942

Promotions
1938 SS volunteer
1940 SS-Sturmmann
1940 SS-Oberscharführer
1940 SS-Untersturmfuhrer d.R.
1941 SS-Obersturmfuhrer d.R.
1943 SS-Hauptsturmführer d.R.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, 2. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 1, SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1943
Details:
Submitted on March 26th 1943.
Preliminary document and decoration on April 3rd 1943 to Heeresgruppe Süd.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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