Lancken, von der, Dietrich

Date of birth:
June 13th, 1911 (Roschinno/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
December 29th, 1942 (Donskoj-Krassnowka/Stalingrad, soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Krasnodar - Apscheronsk
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Dietrich von der Lanken is missing in action. His name has been inscripted at the German War cemetery at Krasnodar-Apscheronsk. At the moment of his missing, he was Führer Panzer-Regiment 24. He was posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 24, 24. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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