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Buckel, Karl

Date of birth:
June 12th, 1920 (Mörzhaim/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
September 2nd, 1997 (Wedemark/ Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl Buckel served after the Second World War with the German Bundeswehr until 30th September 1976 and finally became Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
3. / Sturmgeschütz-Brigade277
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 277 / Heerestruppe
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
2./Sturmgeschutz-Abt. 189
Awarded on:
December 16th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
2./Sturmgeschutz-Abt. 189
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
1./Sturmgeschutz-Brigade 277
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
2./Sturmgeschutz-Abt. 189
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1942
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3./Sturmgeschutz-Brigade 277
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1944
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
1./Sturmgeschutz-Brigade 277
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1944
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Arbeitsmann (Worker)
Unit:
RAD.-Abteilung 4/84 (S III)
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945