PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Aigen, Reinhard
Date of birth: May 20th, 1913 (Heidenheim/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  September 19th, 1943 (Orscha/Wizebsk Oblast, Belarus)
Nationality:  German
     
FLIEGERSCHUTZENABZEICHEN FUR BORDSCHUTZEN UND BORDMECHANIKER
Rank: Unteroffizier
Awarded on: November 18th, 1937
Details: Verleihungsurkunde Nr 8645/37
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on: April 30th, 1939
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: I. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on: September 28th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Unteroffizier
Awarded on: October 24th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: I. / Kampfgeschwader 4
Awarded on: September 12th, 1940
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR KAMPFFLIEGER IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Unit: 3. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on: March 25th, 1941
 
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Unit: Bordmechaniker I / Kampfgeschwader 4
Awarded on: June 20th, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit: I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: March 6th, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Awarded on: August 3rd, 1942
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Unit: III. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on: September 11th, 1943
Action: Received for a single wound inflicted on September 4th 1943.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit: Bordmechaniker, 7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: June 9th, 1944
Details: Preliminary document dated on June 26th 1944.
Posthumous awarded.
 
 
 
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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.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Luftwaffe im Focus, Edition No 12/2007, porträt Reinhard Aigen
- Documents via Nordheide-Versand Kai Winkler
- das-ritterkreuz.de
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