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Hoelck, Klaus

Date of birth:
February 10th, 1913 (Wrohm/Schleswick, Germany)
Date of death:
April 14th, 1984 (Heide/Schleswick-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Klaus Hoelck joined the Wehrmacht on 1st April 1933. From 6th November 1939 he was a part of the Werkstatt-Kompanie in the Panzer-Regiment 6 and was that same month promoted to Funkmeister. His promotion to Oberfunkmeistr followed in September 1940. From 22nd Vebruary 1945 he was placed on the Heeresnachrichtenschule II.

Promotions:
November 1939: Funkmeister;
September 1940: Oberfunkmeister.

Career:
1st April 1935: Heer;
6th November 1939: Werkstatt-Kompanie / Panzer-Regiments 6;
22nd February 1945: Heeresnachrichtenschule II, Glatz/Schlesien.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfunkmeister
Unit:
Panzer-Regiment 6
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1940
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
I. / Panzer-Regiment 6
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
Panzertruppenabzeichen der Legion Condor
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne zahlen)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Hans-Peter Rackete
  • Photo: Hans-Peter Rackete
  • - Axis Biographical Research
    - Verleihungsurkunde RK-KvK mit Schwertern
    - Besitzzeugnis Panzertruppenabzeichen Legion Condor

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