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Bochmann, Georg

Date of birth:
September 18th, 1913 (Albernau/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1973 (Offenbach am Main/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
14. Panzerjägerkompanie / SS-Totenkopf-Infanterie-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
2. / SS-Panzer-jager-Abteilung / SS-Totenkopf-Division / 4.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzerjäger-Abteilung "Totenkopf"
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzer-jager-Abteilung / SS-Totenkopf-Division
Demjanskschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / SS-Kradschützen-Regiment “Thule”
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Details:
246th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer 18.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Horst Wessel"
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1945
Details:
140th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - 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
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Williamson, G., Knight’s Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941-45, Osprey Publishing Ltd., Great Britain, 2005
    - Yerger, Mark C., Waffen-SS Commanders – The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend; Augsberger to Kreutz, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, 1997
    - Berger, F., Mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern – Die höchstdekorierten Soldaten des Zweiten Weltkrieges, Selbstverlag Florian Berger, Wien, Österreich, 2002/03

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