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Dannebaum, Alfred (Pz.Aufklär.Abt.24)

Date of birth:
February 6th, 1918 (Langfuhr/Danzig, Germany (now Poland))
Date of death:
October 21st, 1999 (Eitorf/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Alfred Dannebaum joined the Bundeswehr from 01.01.1956 until 31.03.1976.
His last rank was Oberst i.G. (iG means im Generalstab)

Leutnant
01.06.1940: Oberleutnant (692)
17.11.1942: Rittmeister

Abteilungs-Adjutant, Kradschützen Abteilung 4
15.09.1942: WIA
03.10.1942: WIA
Survived Stalingrad
Führer, 4./ Kradschützen Abteilung 4
Führer, Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 24

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. / Radfahrer-Abteilung 1
Awarded on:
December 19th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Radfahr-Abteilung 1
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Radfahr-Abteilung 1
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1940
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Radfahr-Abteilung 1
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Radfahr-Abteilung 1
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. / Kradschützen-Abteilung 4
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rittmeister
Unit:
Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 24
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1944
For being wounded five times.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rittmeister
Unit:
Führer, Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 24, 24. Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Helga Heinen
  • Photo: Helga Heinen
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Familyrecords

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