PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Leukefeld, Karl-Otto
Date of birth: May 1st, 1913 (Wiesbaden/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:  May 24th, 2008 (Celle/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Karl-Otto Leukefeld served after the Second World War with the Bundeswehr from 23rd April 1956 until 30th September 1971 and finally there reached the rank of Oberst.
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Chef 1. / Infanterie-Regiment 123
Awarded on: October 23rd, 1941
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: 1. / Infanterie-Regiment 123
Awarded on: June 23rd, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Details: Silver version.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Beyerlein sammlung
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- 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
- Die Ritterkreuzträger der Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS
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