Dannebaum, Alfred

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, German Reich)

Biography

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

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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
Action:
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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