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Frank, Anton-Otto

Date of birth:
March 18th, 1912 (Ingolstadt/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
March 8th, 1945 (Zuckau/Silesia, Germany)
Buried on:
German War Graves Gdansk
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Anton-Otto Frank has no known grave and his name has been added to the memorial book of the German Warcemetery of Gdansk.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
1. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 15, 15. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1943

Award 355/6.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 1. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 15, 15. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1943

2593rd Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 1. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 15, 15. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1944
Awarded for distinguishing himself with his Kompanie near Krivoi Rog.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Armee-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 743, Heer
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1945
Awarded for his Abteilung’s outstanding support of the 251. Infanterie-Division near Gomel in October 1943.

737th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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