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Flörke, Hermann

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1893 (Hannover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
August 19th, 1979 (Gießen/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on June 15th 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on August 27th 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 12
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1942
Details:
Award 214/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 19th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 14.Infanterie-Division / VI.Armee-Korps / 3.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1943
Details:
2473rd Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 14.Infanterie-Division / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1944
Details:
565th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, 2001

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