PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Bochentin, Richard
Date of birth: April 2nd, 1910 (Neukirch/Westprussia, Germany)
Date of death:  February 25th, 1945 (Priekule, Latvia)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Was killed on 23rd February 1945 in Curland as Oberstleutnant and Kommandeur of Grenadier-Regiment 408. He was posthumously promoted to Oberst.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 405, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: September 14th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 405, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: February 12th, 1944
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Awarded on: 1945
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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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
- Die Ritterkreuztraeger der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS
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