PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Beschnidt, Werner
Date of birth: July 29th, 1918 (Annaberg/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:  December 10th, 1994 (Bad Wörishofen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Career:
1936: Reichsarbeitsdienst;
1937: Heer;
?: Führer II. / Panzer-Abteilung 103;
?: Führer 6. / Panzer-Ausbildungs-Abteilung 4;
?: Lehrer Schießschule der Panzertruppen.
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN)
Awarded on: June 2nd, 1940
Details: Silver version.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: September 15th, 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: December 9th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Führer, 2. Kompanie, Panzer-Abteilung 103, 3. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on: October 4th, 1944
Details: Submitted on September 23rd 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on October 17th 1944 to AOK 14.
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN GOLD
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FEDERL, CH., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, 2000.
- FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Date of death according to gravestone
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