Becker-Neetz, Arthur

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1920 (Danzig, Germany)
Date of death:
October 12th, 2016 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1940
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Sergeant)
Unit:
7./Schützen-Regiment.394/3. Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1941
Action:
Unteroffizier Arthur Becker,distinguished himself by making the decision to take over the leadership of the Panzergrenadiers south of Mogilew. The Panzergrenadiers had been without guidance due to their company leader being wounded.
Unteroffizier Becker’s action prevented the enemy’s break through and encirclement of his own company.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo: Death-cards.com
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Knightcross card

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