Cossel, von, Johann-Dettleff (Hans-Detloff)

Date of birth:
July 1st, 1916 (Swakopmund, German South-Western Africa)
Date of death:
July 22nd, 1943 (Kromny, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from April 6th 1934.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1941
Details:
237th Award
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant
Unit:
Führer 1. / Panzer-Regiment 35 / 4.Panzer-Division / XXIV.Panzer-Korps / Panzergruppe 2 / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1941
Details:
473rd Award.
Submitted on July 22nd 1941.
Preliminary document on September 9th 1941 to AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
I./Panzer-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1943
Details:
Award 369/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 35 / 4.Panzer-Division / XXXXVI.Panzer-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1943
Details:
285th Award.
Submitted on August 25th 1943.
Preliminary document on August 30th 1943 to stv.Kdo.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - 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
    - Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945

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