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Otto, Siegfried

Updated: Aug 3, 2023

Born: 07.08.1917 in Sömmerda

  • joined Panzerregiment 1 in 1937 or 1938,

  • served during the Polish Campaign as Unteroffizier and commander of a Panzerkampfwagen II with the 2nd Company,

  • promoted to Leutnant der Reserve on 01.04.1940,

  • served during the French Campaign as platoon leader of the 2nd Company and later orderly officer of the I. Abteilung,

  • continued to serve with Panzerregiment 1 also at the beginning of the Russian Campaign,

  • Siegfried Otto survived WWII and was still alive in 1987



EKI (1941, EKII (1941), Black Wound Badge

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