PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Brakat, Otto
Date of birth: January 15th, 1916 (Herzfelde-Labiau/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:  January 31st, 1978 (Moers/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
?: Gefreiter;
?: Obergefreiter;
?: Unteroffizier;
?: Feldwebel;
?: Oberfeldwebel.

Career:
1939: 2. Schwadron, Radfahr-Abteilung 1;
?: Ausbilder Wach-Bataillon "Großdeutschland".
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 13. MÄRZ 1938
Awarded on: February 6th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: September 25th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 5th, 1940
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: July 12th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit: Gruppenführer, 2. Schwadron, Radfahr-Abteilung 1, 1. Kavallerie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: July 27th, 1941
 
     
(ALLGEMEINES) STURMABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN), I.STUFE
Awarded on: November 1st, 1941
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Awarded on: August 1st, 1942
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: May 1st, 1945
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Wikipedia
- Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS, 1939 - 1945
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