Eckert, Hans

Date of birth:
June 1st, 1916 (Zailach b. Ansbach, Germany)
Date of death:
July 11th, 1974 (Kitzingen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1941
Details:
Bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer der Reserve (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer der Reserve (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
8./Deutschland, Kampfgruppe "Das Reich"
Awarded on:
February 13th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer der Reserve (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer der Reserve (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Bataillonsführer SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Bataillon, "Das Reich"
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer der Reserve (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer des II./SS-PzGrenRgt 3 "Deutschland", SS-PzKampfGrp "Das Reich"
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - German Cross in Gold by Mark C. Yerger

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