PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Seidensticker, August
Date of birth: September 4th, 1904 (Düsseldorf/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:  December 13th, 1975 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Commander of the Panzer-Abteilung 504 from 26 december 1942 to his wound around the 10th of May 1943 in Tunisia, he was then captured and sent in the USA as POW.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: II. / Panzer-Regiment 31
Awarded on: January 2nd, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 504, Heer
Awarded on: July 18th, 1943
Action: For his outstanding actions in Tunisia.
Details: Date according to Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis.
 
     
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Picture source:   - Federico Peyrani
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
- Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis RK
- Mitteilungsblatt Kameradschaft der Wiener Panzer Division, Folge 65, November 1976
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