Michael, Georg Roland Burchard

Date of birth:
February 10th, 1917 (Hamburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 19th, 1944 (Gehirnchirurgischen Luftwaffen-Sonderlazarett Odessa)
Mentioned on:
German War Cemetery Kirovohrad
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Georg Michael died of his wounds inflicted near Dujoprovka, Nikopol as Kommandeur II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 26 with the rank of Rittmeister der Reserve. He was posthumously promoted to Major der Reserve.

His name is being comemmorated on a stone memorial at the German War Cemetery Kirowograd.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Zugführer, 6. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Reiter-Regiment 22, 1. Kavallerie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 26, 24. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1943
Details:
187th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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