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Burmeister, Arnold

Date of birth:
February 28th, 1899 (Norburg/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
July 2nd, 1988 (Stühlingen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was a British Prisoner-of-War from 3rd May 1945 until 9th February 1947.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 18th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 128 / 23.Panzer-Division / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1943
Details:
Award 352/38.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Führer 25.Panzer-Grenadier-Division / LXXXX.Armeekorps / 1.Armee / Heeresgruppe G
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1945
Details:
4349th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - 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