PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kylling-Schmidt, Ekkehardt
Date of birth: June 21st, 1918 (Flensburg/Schleswig, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: November 9th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 22nd, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: Führer 3. / Infanterie-Regiment 26 / 30.Infanterie-Division / X.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on: October 20th, 1941
Details: 606th Award.
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: July 15th, 1942
Action: Received for the destruction of a Soviet tank in August 1941.
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: July 15th, 1942
Action: Received for the destruction of a Soviet tank in October 1941.
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: July 15th, 1942
Action: Received for the destruction of a Soviet tank in October 1941.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Chef 4. / Füselier-Regiment 26 / 30.Infanterie-Division / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on: December 4th, 1942
Details: 150th Award.
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
- 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
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