Piening, Adolf Cornelius

Date of birth:
September 16th, 1910 (Süderende/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
May 15th, 1984 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions;

09-10-1930 Seekadett
01-04-1931 Gefreiter
01-01-1932 Fähnrich zur See
01-07-1932 Obermaat
01-04-1934 Oberfähnrich zur See
01-10-1934 Leutnant zur See
01-06-1936 Oberleutnant zur See
01-04-1939 Kapitänleutnant
01-04-1943 Korvettenkapitän
23-04-1956 Fregattenkapitän
01-04-1960 Kapitän zur See

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Bronze mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur "U 155" / 10.Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1942
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur "U 155" / 10.Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre

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