PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Benning, Anton
Date of birth: May 15th, 1918 (Hakenberg/Western Phalia, Germany)
Date of death:  September 29th, 2013 (Recklinghausen/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: September 1st, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: January 31st, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit: 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 302, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: January 1st, 1945
Details: The awarding was published on 1st January 1945 in the Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: Staffelkapitän, 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 301, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: April 13th, 1945
 
 
 
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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
- Axis Biographical Research
- Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945
- Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945
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