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Beginen, Josef

Date of birth:
December 5th, 1914
Date of death:
April 16th, 1945 (Baltic Sea)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Frauenburg / Saldus
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


In service from October 27th 1934.
Josef Beginen was killed on April 16th, 1945 when the German transporter m.s. "Goya" was torpedoed by the Soviet Submarine "L-3" under the command of Vladimir Konovalov

He's listed in the gedenkbuch of the German war cemetery Frauenbug/Saldus as missing.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Second World War (1939-1945)
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Zugführer 4. / Panzer-Regiment 35 / 4. Panzer-Division / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1944
Submitted on February 8th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on February 26th 1944 to AOK 9.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes