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Kempas, Traugott

Date of birth:
August 27th, 1919 (Trappöhnen/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 13th, 1945 (Rosenwalde/Heiligenbeil/East Prussia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Adjudant Grenadier-Regiment 176 / 61. Infanterie-Division / III. SS-Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 176 / 61. Infanterie-Division / III. SS-Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1945
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 176 / 61. Infanterie-Division / III. SS-Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1945
Details:
757th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 176 / 61. Infanterie-Division / III. SS-Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht.
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.