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König, Alfons

Date of birth:
December 29th, 1898 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
July 8th, 1944 (Rogatschew-Babruysk/Mahilyow Oblast, Belarus)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 6. / Infanterie-Regiment 199 / 57.Infanterie-Division / XXXXIII.Armee-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1940
Details:
254th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur III. / Grenadier-Regiment 217 / 57.Infanterie-Division / VII.Armee-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1943
Details:
194th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier Regiment 199 "List" / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Details:
70th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - 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

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