PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Betzel, Clemens
Date of birth: June 9th, 1895 (Ulm/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  March 27th, 1945 (Danzig, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Again in service with the Wehrmacht from August 25th 1939.
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: September 24th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 11th, 1939
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 103
Awarded on: March 11th, 1943
Details: Award 326/35
 
     
ANERKENNUNGSURKUNDE DES OBERBEFEHLSHABERS DES HEERES
Awarded on: September 19th, 1943
Details: 2133rd Award
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 4.Panzer-Division / I.Kavallerie-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: September 5th, 1944
Details: 3558th Award.
Submitted on August 25th 1944.
Preliminary document dated on September 15th 1944.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: November 3rd, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 4.Panzer-Division / XXXXVI.Panzer-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Weichsel
Awarded on: March 11th, 1945
Details: 774th Award.
Submitted on February 28th 1945.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
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