Bohlken, Erwin



Born: 09.07.1919 in Osternburg

Died: 06.11.1957 in Prisser

 
  • joined Panzerregiment 1 in November 1938,

  • served during the Polish, French and Russian Campaigns with the 8th Company,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • wounded in spring of 1942, transferred to Panzerersatzabteilung 1,

  • returned to the 8th Company of Panzerregiment 1 in late summer 1942,

  • became a member of the 1st Company in the course of the reorganisation of the regiment in early 1943,

  • remained with the company until the end of the war, last rank: Oberfeldwebel

  • died on 06.11.1957 in Prisser (West Germany)

 

Awards:

Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross (17.03.1945), German Cross in Gold (01.06.1944), EKI (1942), EKII (1941), Golden Wound Badge (1945), Panzer Assault Badge Grade III for 50 Engagements (1945) , Eastern Front Medal (1942)

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