Jonischkeit, Hubert

    Date of birth:
    March 20th, 1910 (Argental-Elchniederung/Easternprussia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    September 18th, 1994 (Kassel/Hesse, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Hubert Jonischkeit was born in Argental, Kreis Elchniederung in Easternprussia on March 20th, 1910. He entered military service in 1927 as Soldat with the Infanterie-Regiment 1 at Königsberg.

    During the Second Wolrd War, Jonischkeit served in Poland, France and the Soviet Union. From May 8th, 1945 he was interred in Soviet imprisonment. He stayed in POW camp Lager 7270-3 Borowitschi until 1951.

    Until his death on September 18th, 1994, Hubert Jonischkeit lived in Kassel in Hesse.

    Promotions:
    2nd May 1939: Leutnant;
    2nd May 1939: Oberleutnant.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    6. / Infanterie-Regiment 405
    Awarded on:
    August 3rd, 1942
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 43
    Awarded on:
    August 21st, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Major
    Unit:
    Bataillon 500 z.b.V.
    Awarded on:
    August 18th, 1943
    Action:
    Awarded for his sixth wound received on August 8th, 1943.
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Eberhard Jonischkeit
    • Photo: Family
    • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
      - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
      - Beförderung Leutnant/Oberleutnant 20.April 1939
      - Besitzzeugnis Verwundeten Gold
      - Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis DKiG
      - Verleihungsurkunde EK1

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