PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Brasche, Rudolf "Rudi"
Date of birth: August 17th, 1917 (Halberstadt/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:  November 22nd, 1975 (Ziemetshausen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rudolf "Rudi" Brasche was Gruppenführer in 4./ Infanterie (Panzergrenadier)-Regiment 93 (later 93. Schützenbrigade) / 13.Panzer-Division.
Transferred to 1. / Panzergrenadier-Lehrregiment 901 in October 1943. After being wounded he was transferred to the Flammenwerferzug / Stabskompanie / Panzer-Lehrdivision (1944). He was wounded 6 times. Became an Unteroffizier in autumn 1942 and Feldwebel on 1st February 1945.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Awarded on: July 18th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: September 26th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit: Gruppenführer, 4. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93, 13. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on: November 9th, 1942
 
     
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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
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
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