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Becker, Hans (Infanterie-Regiment 116)

Date of birth:
May 30th, 1914 (Golzwarden/Oldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 15th, 2004 (Oberursel/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st November 1935: Schütze;
29th December 1937: Leutnant der Reserve;
15th November 1938: Leutnant;
17th March 1941: Oberleutnant;
31st August 1942: Hauptmann;
April 1943: Major;
15thNovember 1944: Oberstleutnant.

Career:
1st November 1935: Infanterie-Regiment 15;
?: Infanterie-Regiment 116;
?: 13. (IG) Kompanie / Infanterie-Regiment 116;
26th August 1939: 2. / Infanterie-Regiment 116;
1940: Führer 2. / Infanterie-Regiment 116;
9th August 1940: 1. / Nachrichten-Abteilung 171;
1941: 2. / Infanterie-Regiments 116;
25th January 1942: Offiziers-Anwärter-Lehrgang Heeres-Nachrichtenschule I;
1st March 1943: with Inspekteur des Erziehungs- und Bildungswesens;
?: Reichsjugendführer;
1st March 1944: with Chef der Heeresrüstung und dem Befehlshaber des Ersatzheeres und Generalinspekteur des Führernachwuchses (GjF);
August 1944: with Generalkommando LXXXV. Armee-Korps;
20th September 1944: with Generalinspekteur des Führernachwuchses (GjF);
1st November 1944: Kommandeur Schule I für Fahnenjunker der Infanterie, Dresden.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 2. / Infanterie-Regiment 116 / 9. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Rot
Action:
Received for his part in the battle for France.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Medaille

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