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Kutschkau, Ernst

Date of birth:
November 23rd, 1910 (Saalfled/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 4th, 1947 (Chatelineau/Henegouwen, Belgium)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Ernst Kutschkau died as Belgian Prisoner of War.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 18th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Führer 6. / Grenadier-Regiment 3 / 21.Infanterie-Division / XXVIII.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Details:
2980th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Führer 6. / Grenadier-Regiment 3 / 21.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 9th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Führer 6. / Grenadier-Regiment 3 / 21.Infanterie-Division / XX.Armee-Korps / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1945
Details:
777th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel d.R. (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Kompanieführer 6. / Grenadier-Regiment 3
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - 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
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.

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