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Beukemann, Helmuth

Date of birth:
May 9th, 1894 (Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
July 13th, 1981 (Hamburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Iran-Iraque War (1980-1988)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Lehrer Kriegsschule München, Heer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Lehrer Kriegsschule München, Heer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Lehrer Kriegsschule München, Heer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
I. / Infanterie-Regiment 89, Heer
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Weiss
Details:
Kommandeur
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
I. / Infanterie-Regiment 89, Heer
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1939
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Weiss
Details:
Kommandeur
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 382, 164.Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1941
Details:
Kommandeur
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
1942
Action:
For defence fightings in July/August 1942.
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
75. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1944
Details:
Kommandeur
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945