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Briesen, von, Kurt

Date of birth:
May 3rd, 1883 (Anklam/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
November 20th, 1941 (Derijewka/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Kharkiv
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Kurt von Briesen probably lies buried as an unknwon soldier at the German War cemetery of Kharkiv.

Kurt von Briesenwas son to General der Infanterie Alfred von Briesen (1849 - 1914) and was married to Charlotte von Gynz-Rekowski.

Promotions:
August 1st, 1940 General der Infanterie.

Career:
1904: Eintritt Heer;
1920: Abschied Heer;
1934: Reaktiviert;
1935 - 1938 Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 69;
1938 - 1940: Kommandeur 30.Infanterie-Division;
November 25th, 1940 - November 20th, 1941: Kampfgruppe LII. Armeekorps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 30. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1939
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht

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