Becker, Fritz (370. Infanterie-Division)

Date of birth:
March 7th, 1892 (Heidberg/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
June 11th, 1967 (Herzberg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fritz Becker served with Infanterie-Regiment 60, 370. Infanterie-division, as stellvertretender Führer XXIV. Panzerkorps, with 389. Infanterie-Division and as Kampfkommandant Bremen. Between April 27th, 1945 and January 6th, 1948 he was a Prisoner-of-War to the British.

Promotions:
16.06.1913: Unteroffizier
18.10.1913: Fahnenjunker
20.05.1914: Leutnant
18.06.1917: Oberleutnant
01.03.1925: Hauptmann
01.04.1934: Major
01.08.1936: Oberstleutnant
01.04.1939: Oberst
20.04.1942: Generalmajor
20.04.1943: Generalleutnant

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 60 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1941
Action:
doc signed by Generalfeldmarschall v. Brauchitsch
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1941
Action:
in Bronze
doc signed by Generalleutnant Henrici
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 370. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1943
Action:
doc signed by Generalmajor Burgdorf
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1944
Kubanschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1940
Action:
doc signed by Generalmajor Hube
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
September 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
January 29th, 1938
Action:
doc signed by Oberst Schirmer
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1940
Action:
doc signed by Generalmajor Krampf
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen

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