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Bolbrinker, Ernst

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1898 (Graz/Styria, Austria)
Date of death:
July 2nd, 1962 (Bielefeld/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 5 / 5.leichte Division / Heeresgruppe Afrika
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1941
Details:
Submitted on May 8th 1941.
Preliminary document and decoration on May 26th 1941 to Afrikakorps.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 5
Details:
Is is not certain wether the awarding occured with the rank of Major or of Oberstleutnant.
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1941
Details:
Silver version
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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