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Bellegarde, Graf von, Franz

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1912 (Bruck/Steiermark, Austria)
Date of death:
December 19th, 1941 (Feldlazerett Armenskaja, Russia)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Frans Graf von Bellegarde died in a Feldlazerett at Armenskaja as Kommandeur of the Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 25.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 4 / 1.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Berger F., Ritterkreuzträger aus Õsterreich und den K.U.K. Kronländer
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum