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Burmester, Hans-Jürgen

Date of birth:
June 11th, 1916 (Lamstedt/Hadeln, Germany)
Date of death:
September 22nd, 1998 (Witzeeze/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from October 1st 1935.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
31. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
23. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
23. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1942
Details:
Silver version
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Panzer-Regiment 201, 23. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
1. Kompanie, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503, Heer
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Sperrverband, 4. Panzer-Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
schwere Panzer-Abteilung 509, 17. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1944
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, schwere Panzerjäger-Abteilung 509, 17. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1944
Details:
Submitted on August 21st 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on September 7th 1944 to AOK 17.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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