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Boeselager, Freiherr von, Georg

Date of birth:
August 25th, 1915 (Kassel/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
August 27th, 1944 (Lomza, Poland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1936: Leutnant;
March 1st, 1939: Oberleutnant;
July 1st, 1941: Rittmeister;
Jene 1st, 1943: Major;
December 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant;
?: Oberst (posthumously).

Career:
April 1st, 1934: Reiterregiment 15, Paderborn;
January 18th, 1942 - August 1942: Taktiklehrer Schule für Schnelle Truppen in Krampnitz;
August 1942 - February 12th, 1943: Taktiklehrer Stab des "Ausbildungsleiters für Kavallerie in Rumänien";
?: Reiterverband Boeselanger;
April 1st, 1943 - March 1944: Kommandeur Kavallerie-Regiment Mitte;
March 1944 - August 27th, 1944: Kommandeur 3. Kavallerie-Brigade.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef I. / reitende Aufklärungs-Abteilung 6 / 6. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rittmeister
Unit:
Chef 1. / Divisions-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 6
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1941
Details:
53rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Führer 3. Kavalerie Brigade
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1944
Details:
114th Award.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received for his actions in bridging the Seine near Les Andelys on 13 June 1940.
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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