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Benthack, Hans-Georg

Date of birth:
March 2nd, 1894 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 17th, 1973 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans-Georg Benthack is, according to a radio message dated May 21st, 1945, from Festung-Kreta, supposed to have received the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes. Up till this moment, no proof of this has been found. His soldbuch mentiones the awaridng date of May 22nd, 1945, which according to the awarding rules is impossible.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1916
Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1919
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1937
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914

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