PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Mickley, Hubert
Date of birth: April 11th, 1918 (Schönlake/West Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:  December 30th, 1944 (near Sibret/province Luxembourg, Belgium)
Buried on:  German War Cemetery Recogne
Plot: 3.  Row: 2.  Grave: 50.
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
On December 30th, 1944 Major Mickley, (Kommandeur II. Panzergrenadier-Bataillon/Führer-Begleit-Brigade) died from a serious abdominal injury caused by shrapnel during an assault on the town of Sibret, Belgium. He was posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: 5. / II.(Jäger)/Infanterie-Regiment 4 / 32. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: January 23rd, 1942
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Awarded on: June 21st, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 4 / 32. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: December 26th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 4 / 32. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: August 4th, 1944
Details: 540st Award.
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN GOLD
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Peter van Holsteijn (Color in Po-up; Wilco Vermeer)
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.
- SPAETER, H., The History of the Panzerkorps Großdeutschland, J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing, Winnipeg, Canada, 1995.
- Stapleton C., Top Panzer Aces and Recipients of the Tank Destruction Badge, Taxas
- das-Ritterkreuz.de
- Lexikon-der-Wehrmacht.de
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