Becker, Artur

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1920 (Danzig/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
October 12th, 2016 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the war, Artur Becker changed his name to Artur-Becker-Neetz.

Promotions:
July 1st, 1940: Unteroffizier der Reserve;
January 16th, 1944: Leutnant der Reserve.

Career:
April 4th, 1938 - March 27th, 1939: Dantziger Arbeitsdienst;
July 3rd, 1939: Landespolizei-Regiment I, Danzig;
?: Danziger Infanterie-Regiment 1;
October 15th, 1939: 6. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 243;
August 14th, 1940: 7. Kompanie, Schützen-Regiment 394, 3. Panzer-Division;
?: Reservelazerett III, Frankfurt am Main;
May 25th, 1943: 4. Kompanie, Panzer-Grenadier-Ersatz- und Ausbildungs-Bataillon 3;
August 6th, 1944 - November 23rd, 1944: 14. Fahnenjunker-Lerhgang der Panzertruppen, Wischau;
?: Scharfschützen-Lehrer, Dänemark;
May 8th, 1945 - September 4th, 1945: British POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Gruppenführer, 7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Schützen-Regiment 394, 3. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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