PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Becker, Karl-Heinz (Fallschirmjäger)
Date of birth: January 2nd, 1914 (Schwedt/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:  October 3rd, 2000 (Bargum/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 15th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: May 31st, 1940
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Chef, 11. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: July 9th, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 5, 3. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: June 29th, 1944
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: July 29th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 5, 3. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: March 12th, 1945
Details: 780th Award.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
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 Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, 2001
- Fallschirmjägerkameradschaft Düsseldorf "Dr. Heinrich Neumann"
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