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Böning, Georg

Date of birth:
October 11th, 1913 (Lage, Germany)
Date of death:
February 23rd, 1945 (Heiderode, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
IG-Zugführer, 13. Kompanie, IV. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 412, 227. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1944
Awarded for distinguishing himself on the night of the 30./31.07.1944 near Pedeze during the withdrawal movements of his Regiment along the Matisene—Brenci road. Here he completed his mission of blocking the bridge crossings through ruthless devotion to duty, and in doing so he bought his Division time to construct a new frontline.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1943
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe

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