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Bütow, Hans

Date of birth:
December 28th, 1894 (Volpersdorf/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 9th, 1974 (Hamburg-Langenhorn, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Bütow was prisoner of war from 25th February until 10th December 1946.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1940
War Victory Cross Order 3rd Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1940
Za Obranu Slovenska Javorina Orava
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See (Captain Royal Navy)
Unit:
Führer der Torpedo- und Schnellboote
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1941
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka miekkojen kera (VR 1 mk)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer 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

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