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Bonk, Georg

Date of birth:
March 12th, 1917 (Knurow/Upper Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 10th, 1982 (Oldenburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Georg Bonk finally reached the rank of Oberfeldwebel der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter der Reserve
Unit:
MG-Schütze 6. / Grenadier-Regiment 365 / 211.Infanterie-Division / LV.Armee-Korps / 2.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1943
Details:
1988th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Zugführer 6. / Grenadier-Regiment 365 / 211.Infanterie-Division / LVI.Panzer-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Details:
492nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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
    - 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
    - Kwasny A. und G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001

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