FRANKE, Kurt  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Franke, Kurt
Date of birth: June 13th, 1913 (Wurzen/Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 22nd, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: May 7th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Unit: 11. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 6 / 3. SS-Division
Awarded on: October 3rd, 1943
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Untersturmführer (Second-lieutenant)
Unit: Kompanieführer 11. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6
Awarded on: December 18th, 1944
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit: III. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 5 "Totenkopf"
Awarded on: March 6th, 1945
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006
- Divisionstagesbefehl Nr. 17/45
   
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