Franke, Kurt

Date of birth:
June 13th, 1913 (Wurzen/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 19th, 1945 (Veszprem, Hungary)
Buried on:
German War Graves Veszprém
Plot: 2. Row: 4. Grave: 96.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
11. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 6 / 3. SS-Division
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Kompanieführer 11. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
III. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 5 "Totenkopf"
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Bronze version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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