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Daniel, Richard

Date of birth:
December 24th, 1900 (Anspach im Taunus-Usingen/Hessen-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
May 4th, 1986 (Neumünster/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 391, 170. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1942
Details:
1046th Heer Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 391, 170. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1943
Details:
Award 389/1.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1945
Details:
5449th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 45.Volksgrenadier-Division / VIII.Armee-Korps / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1945
Details:
Non numbered awarding. Awarding still uncertain. When numbered this would have been the 857th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - 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
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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