MEENDSEN-BOHLKEN, Wilhelm  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Meendsen-Bohlken, Wilhelm
Date of birth: June 25th, 1897 (Brake-Oldenburg/Oldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:  August 20th, 1985 (Cologne-Müngersdorf/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Career:
12th June 1941 - 1st November 1942: Kommandeur "Admiral Scheer".
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Awarded on: October 5th, 1934
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
ORDEN DE LA MEHDAUIA, COMMANDER
Awarded on: May 13th, 1938
 
     
ORDINE DELLA CORONA D'ITALIA - COMMENDATORE
Awarded on: March 11th, 1941
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
Awarded on: 1941
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 1.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
Awarded on: 1941
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: June 10th, 1942
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on July 1st, 1916.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: August 30th, 1942
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on December 30th, 1919.
 
     
FLOTTEN-KRIEGSABZEICHEN
Awarded on: November 29th, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Konteradmiral (Commodore)
Unit: Befehlshaber Deutsches Marinekommando Italien
Awarded on: September 15th, 1943
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: October 5th, 1943
 
     
ÄRMELBAND AFRIKA
Awarded on: 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Konteradmiral (Commodore)
Unit: Befehlshaber der Deutschen Marinekommando Italiens
Awarded on: May 15th, 1944
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2010, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2010, ISSN 1866-4709
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
- Wikipedia
   
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