Murken, Heinrich

Date of birth:
April 5th, 1913 (Höftdeich/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 30th, 1944 (Korsun-Cherkassy Pocket)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Führer, Grenadier-Regiment 124, 72. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1944
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 124, 72. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1942
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Beyerlein sammlung
  • - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
    - Scheibert, Horst. Die Träger der Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und der Waffen-SS/ Die Träger der Ehrentaffelspange der Kriegsmarine/ Die Inhaber des Ehrenpokals für Besondere Leistung im Lukftkrieg. Friedberg, Ger.: Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1986, ISBN 3-7909-0283-7
    - Axis History Forum via Awardholders / unit
    - Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2010, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2010, ISSN 1866-4709

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