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Claassen, Richard

Date of birth:
January 4th, 1900 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 26th, 1943 (Frolow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Rossoshki
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Richard Claassen was killed on May 26th, 1943 near Frolow. His remains most likely have been placed in an unknown grave at the German warcemetery in Rossosjka, Russia.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 517 / 295. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 29th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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